Even while away in faraway London on a medical
vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari has
forwarded a list of 47 nominees for
ambassadorial appointment to the Senate.
The names were contained in a letter sent to the
Senate, and read on the floor of the upper
legislative chamber by Senate President, Bukola
Saraki on Thursday.
In the letter, the president sought the consent of
the senate for the confirmation of the nominees.
Some of the names on the list include “the
career diplomats” who will head Nigeria’s
missions abroad if confirmed by the Senate.
The nominees include- Obinna Chukwuemeka,
Salisu Umoru, Iyang Udoh, Okeke Vivian, Liman
Munir, Edem Jane, Mohammed Hassan, Martin
Cobham, Janet Molegbo, Itegbuoye Sunday,
Olatunde Adesesan and Lilian Onu.
Others are – Manaja Isa, Ngozi Ukeje, Bello
Husseini, Enoch Ducci, Garba Baba, Usman Aliyu,
Umar Salisu, Momoh Omeiza, Kadiri Audu,
Balogun Hakeem, Nosa Ahmed, Ibrahim Isa,
Bankole Adeoye and Ibidapo Obe.
Also listed are – Ogundaro Sakirat, Eric Belgam,
Ateru Haliru, Ramota Bulima, Musa Mamman,
Kabiru Bala, Adamu Shuaibu, D. A. Agiv, T.K.
Gonglong, Ibrahim Hamza, K.C. Nwachukwu and
E.K. Oguntuwase, A.I. Paragauda, L.A. Gasharga,
Olufemi Abikoye, Abubakar Ibrahim, Rabiu Kawu,
Janet Bisong and Adekunbi Habeebat completed