BREAKING: Buhari nominates 46 new Ambassadors, sends names to Senate for confirmation

Posted by News Express | 20 October 2016 | 4,755 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of 46 persons to the Senate for confirmation as Ambassadors, a report from Abuja says.

Senate President Bukola Saraki read the President’s letter on the nominees this morning.

The list of nominees is coming even as the Senate is yet to confirm the 47 career foreign service officers earlier submitted for consideration as Ambassadors by President Buhari.

On the fresh list are the following:

1. Nurudeen Mohammed (Kwara)

2. Jamila Ahmadu-Suka (Sokoto)

3. Suleiman Hassan (Gombe)

4. Yusuf Tugar (Bauchi)

5. Usman Bugaje? (Katsina)

6. Uzoma Emenike (Abia)

7. Clifford Zirra (Adamawa)

8. Godwin Umo (Akwa Ibom)

9. Christopher Okeke (Anambra)

10. Baba Madugu (Bauchi)

11. Stanley Diriyai (Bayelsa)

12. Enyantu Ifenne (Benue)

13. Mohammed Hayatuddeen (Borno)

14. Etuborn Asuquo (Cross River)

15. Francis Efeduma (Delta)

16. Jonah Odo (Ebonyi)

17. Uyagwe Igbe (Edo)

18. Ayodele Ayodeji (Ekiti)

19. Chris Eze (Enugu)

20. Muhammad Dalhatu (Jigawa)

21. Mohammad Yaro (Kaduna)

22. Deborah Iliya (Kaduna)

23. D Abdulkadir (Kano)

24. Haruna Ungogo (Kano)

25. Isa Dodo (Katsina)

26. Tijani Bande (Kebbi)

27. Y O Aliu (Kogi)

28. Mohammed Yisa (Kwara)

29. Modupe Irele (Lagos)

30. Musa Mohammad (Nasarawa)

31. Ade Asekun (Ogun)

32. Sola Iki (Ondo)

33. Adegboyega Ogunwusi (Osun).

34. Ashimiyu Olaniyi (Oyo)

35. Haruna Bawa Abdullahi (Plateau)

36. Orji Ngofa (Rivers)

37. Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor (Rivers)

38. Kabiru Umar (Sokoto)

39. Mustapha Jaji (Taraba)

40. Zanna Bura (Yobe)

41. Garba Gajam (Zamfara)

42. Abdullahi Garbasi (Zamfara)

43. Pauline Tallen (Plateau)

44. Olorunibe Mamora (Lagos)

45. Musa Ibeto (Niger)

46. George Oguntade (Lagos)

•Photo shows one of the nominees, Senator Olorunimbe Mamora with President Buhari.


Source: News Express

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