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Buhari deploys four of 45 newly confirmed ambassadors

Buhari deploys four of 45 newly confirmed ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has deployed four of the 45 ambassadors recently approved by the Senate to some foreign missions.

The deployment was announced this Friday on the president’s twitter handle.

The names of the ambassadors deployed were Tijjani Bande from Kebbi State; Itegboje Samson, Edo State; Kadiri Audu, Kwara State and Bankole Adeoye, Ogun State.

Bande was deployed as Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA, while Samson will serve as Ambassador/Deputy Representative, at the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN Headquarters in New York.

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Audu will sever as Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland and the last of the four, Adeoye was deployed as Ambassador/Representative to the Embassy of Nigeria /Permanent Mission to Africa Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recall that for almost two years there have not been substantive ambassadors in the various areas.

The President had forwarded 47 names to the National Assembly for approval, the senators sanctioned the appointment of 45 and rejected two of them.

 

 

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