Full List Of 46 Ambassadorial Nominees Sent To Senate For Approval


46 names of ambassadorial nominees to different countries have been sent to the senate on Thurdsay, June 9, for approval.

President Muhammadu Buhari sent the names of the ambassadorial nominees in a letter which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, during plenary, seeking its approval at the shortest time possible.

The letter reads;

“I have the honour to forward the attached list of 46 career foreign service officers as ambassador designates for consideration and confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

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“Copies of their curriculum vitae are attached. It is my hope that this will receive the usual prompt attention of the distinguished members of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

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The names of “the career diplomats” who will head Nigeria’s missions abroad when confirmed by the senate ‎are:

  1. Obinna Chukwuemeka
  2. Salisu Umoru
  3. Iyang Udoh Iyang
  4. Okeke Vivian Nwanaku
  5. Niman Munir
  6. Edem Jane Ada
  7. Muhammed Hassan Hassan
  8. Martin Young Cobham
  9. Janet Molegbo Olisah
  10. Itegbuoye Sunday
  11. Olatunde Adesesan
  12. Lilian Ijekwu Onu
  13. Manaja Tulahi Isa
  14. Ngozi Ukeje
  15. Bello Kazaure Huseini
  16. Inoc Pierre Ducci
  17. Garba Baba
  18. Usman Bakori Aliyu
  19. Umar Zainab Salisu
  20. Momoh Seyidou Umieza
  21. Kadri Ayinla
  22. Balogun Hakeem

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  23. Nosa Ahmed
  24. Ibrahim Isa
  25. Bankole Adegboyega Adeoye
  26. Ibidapo Obe Oluwasegun
  27. Ogundayo Sakirat
  28. Eric A. Belgam
  29. Ateru Aliru
  30. Ramata Bulima
  31. Musa Rahman
  32. Kabiru Bala
  33. Damu Shuaibu
  34. D. A Agiv
  35. TK Gonglong
  36. Ibrahim Hamza
  37. KC Nwachukwu
  38. Q.R Lolu
  39. E.K Oguntuwase
  40. A.I Paragauda
  41. L.A Gasharga
  42. Olufemi Abikoye
  43. Abubakar Ibrahim
  44. Rabiu Kauru
  45. Odeka Janet Biong
  46. Adekunbi Habeebat

This is is coming after the current administration’s one year in office. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari after resuming office last year, had sacked all 93 ambassadors appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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The former envoys who were posted out in June 2012, were sacked by Buhari after three years of service abroad in all parts of the world.