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BREAKING: Buhari Nominates Immediate Past Service Chiefs as Ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed immediate past service chiefs as non-career Ambassadors-Designate. In a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Buhari said: “In accordance with section 171

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed immediate past service chiefs as non-career Ambassadors-Designate.

In a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Buhari said: “In accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed five (5) names of nominees as Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate.”

The nominees are: Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Y. Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd).

The President urged the Senate to give expeditious consideration to the nominations.

By Abel Ejikeme

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