GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Nigerians in America launch campaign for the recall of Ambassador Adefuye

By Transport & Business Express on 06/07/2012

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,191


Problems are mounting for Nigeria's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, His Excellency Adebowale Adefuye.

The latest is the clamour for his recall over his highhandedness and recourse to personal vendetta against some of those whose interests he is supposed to be protecting in the USA.

“We are starting a petition to recall Ambassador Adefuye for several egregious acts, among which is directing law enforcement to arrest and detain a citizen of Nigeria,” one of those spearheading the campaign for Adefuye’s recall said in an e-mail yesterday.

He disclosed that the petition for Adefuye’s recall would soon be forwarded to President Goodluck Jonathan.

Those behind the campaign are currently mobilizing for signatures on various Yahoo groups such as Naija Politics; Nigerian Observer; Nigerian World; Nigerianid; NigerianID; Ra'ayi Riga; 'Yan Arewa; and Dandalin Siyasa.

Transport & Business Express reports that Ambassador Adefuye has been in the eye of the storm lately over alleged highhandedness and the management of the Embassy’s funds, the latter allegation of which President Jonathan has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate.

Those pushing for Adefuye’s recall have cited two examples of Adefuye’s highhandedness to justify their campaign. The first is Adefuye’s directive to EFCC under Mrs. Farida Waziri to place US-based attorney Emeka Ugwuonye on a wanted list and to arrest him upon entry into Nigeria. And the second: The embattled Ambassador’s similar directive to EFCC in respect of Mrs. Patricia Olubufunmi, who had sued him in the USA over a contractual / business dispute.

The campaign for Adefuye’s recall, which is being championed by Igbos, has however divided Nigerians in the USA, as Yorubas are accusing them of pursuing an ethnic agenda – an allegation which they have vehemently denied.

Photo Caption
Ambassador Adefuye with US President Barack Obama

Source TBE

Posted 06/07/2012 10:40:50 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Ezekwesili celebrates rescue of girls from Boko Haram’s...

Coup d’etat is possible anywhere

Move to impeach Aregbesola stalled by petitioner’s absence...

Osinbajo appoints 14 INEC RECs (PLUS: Names of...

Gov. Bello dissociates self from Kogi Assembly leadership...

Eagles back from the dead, whip hosts Congo...

Weatherman forecasts yet another day of haze and...

NNPC strategises for increased gas supply

Battle for Governors’ Forum chairmanship shifts to church...

2019 presidency: God will decide for me: Sheriff...

Breaking News: Ex-BORNO GOVERNOR DIES

Confab bans non-graduates from becoming lawmakers, governors or...

 

Latest News N1.5B used to buy votes during 2017 Anambra governorship election: Intersociety 6 militants gunned down in Rivers US busts Africa bribery schemes, nabs ringleaders BREAKING: Kaduna Education Commissioner rushed to hospital, dies How we drugged, robbed Ex-Finance Minister: Suspects APC, PDP lament Ekwueme’s demise Anti-graft war: CJN tackles Buhari over FG’s disobedience of court orders 2 allegedly dead, many injured as Osun APC factions fight Buhari restates determination to improve aviation infrastructure Bitcoin hits record high after smashing through $8,000 for first time Ekwueme was the stabilising factor in Nigeria’s politics, says Ibori Experts, at Realnews 5th Anniversary Lecture, advocate good governance for Africa

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (294,923 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (278,708 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (225,333 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (189,601 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,425 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (166,285 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (144,190 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,650 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (127,275 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,568 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,831 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (107,965 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,775) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (769) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (187) Entertainment (405) Features (510) Global Business Monitor (190) International (1,649) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (83) News (30,406) Opinion (838) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,117) Religion (648) Sports (1,357) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!