- 39 noncareer Ambassadorial designate and one career nominee for FCT have been confirmed by the Senate
- They were nominated by Nigeria's president, Buhari for appointments as Ambassadors for the Nigerian foreign missions
- However, nominees for Niger and Yobe states were stood down
The Senate has on Wednesday, July 22, confirmed 39 noncareer Ambassadorial designate and one career nominee for FCT.
The nominees were nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for appointments as Ambassadors for the Nigerian foreign missions.
Meanwhile, the nominees for Niger and Yobe states were stood down because of the circumstances surrounding their nominations.
Here is the list of the 39 confirmed non -career Ambassadorial designate.
1. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa)
2. Kevin Peter ( Adamawa)
3. John J. Usanga(Akwa-Ibom)
4. Elejah Onyeagba (Anambra)
5. Ibrahim Salami Abubakar (Bauchi)
6. Phillip K. Ikuru (Bayelsa)
7. Tarzoor Terhemem (Benue).
8. Paul Oga Adiku (Benue)
9. Ibrahim Al-Hussain (Borno)
10. Prof. Monique Ekpong (Cross River)
11. Omar Djebah (Delta)
12. Ominyi N. Eze (Ebonyi)
13.Yamaha Mohammed Musa (Edo)
16. Maj. Gen. C. O Ugwu (Enugu)
17. Dr Hajara I. Salim (Gombe)
18. Obiezu Ijeoma Chinyerem (Imo)
19. Prof. M. A Makarafi (Kaduna)
20. Hamisu Umar Takalmawa (Kano)
21. Jazuli Imam Galandanchi (Kano)
22. Sadiya Ahmed Nuhu(Kano)
23. Amb.Yahaya Lawal (Katsina)
24. Olun’ Dare Philip Awoniyi (Kogi)
25. Ibrahim Kayode Laro (Kwara)
26. Abioye Mohammed Bello (Kwara)
27. Zahra Mu’azu Omar (Kwara)
28. Ademola Seriki (Lagos)
29. Henry John Omaku (Nasarawa),
30. Chief. Sarafa Tunji Isola (Ogun)
31. Opunimi Orikaba Akinkugbe (Ondo)
32. Adejare Bello (Osun)
33. Adesina Alege (Oyo)
34. Debo Adeshina (Oyo)
35. Folakemi Akinyele (Oyo)
36. Shehu Abdullahi (Plateau)
37. Maureen Tamuno (Rivers)
38. Faruk Yabo (Sokoto)
39. Adamu Hassan (Taraba)
The one career Ambassador designate confirmed representing the FCT is Suleiman Sani.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that following the rising insecurity in Nigeria, the Senate on Tuesday, July 21, asked the country’s service chiefs to step aside without any further delay.
Legit.ng reported that the resolution followed a motion by Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno), who expressed worry over the reported voluntary retirement of over 200 army officers.
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