Just In: Jubilation as Tinubu Makes 17 Appointments in NigriaEmbassies

Just In: Jubilation as Tinubu Makes 17 Appointments in NigriaEmbassies

  • President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of five new Chargé D’affaires and 12 Consuls General for Nigeria in 14 countries
  • The announcement was disclosed by the presidency, quoting the minister of foreign affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar, and listed the names and portfolios of the 17 appointees
  • Ambassador Tuggar was said to have been quoted to have urged the appointees to shun politics and be committed to their diplomatic callings

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FCT, Abuja - The President Bola Tinubu-led federal government has appointed 17 new Chargé D’affaires and Consuls General to Nigeria's mission in various countries worldwide.

According to a statement shared by Bayo Onanuga, the special adviser to the president on information and new strategy, in a tweet on Tuesday, April 23, President Tinubu approved the appointments of 5 new Chargé D’affaires and 12 Consuls General for Nigeria missions across the world.

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President Bola Tinubu as approved the appointment of five Chargé d'affaires (en titre) CDAs and 12 Consuls General for Nigerian embassies across the world
Full list of 17 appointees Tinubu approved for Nigeria's embassies across the world Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

The tweet revealed that the new appointees were charged by the minister of foreign affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar, to be Nigeria's good ambassadors.

The minister asserted that their appointments were pivotal to President Tinubu's economic drive and stressed that, as seasoned career diplomats, they should distance themselves from politics and be committed to their diplomacy, calling for Nigeria's collective interest.

Below is the full list of the appointees:


1 Saidu Mohammed DODODamascus - Syria
2Patrick ImouduIMOLOGHOME Pyongyang - Democratic People's Republic of Korea
3Francisca Kemi OMAYULISingapore, Singapore
4Babagana AHMADUBangui - Central African Republic
5Mohammed MOHAMMEDTripoli - Libya


1Auwalu Jega NAMADINAAtlanta, USA
2Nnamdi Okechukwu NZEBata, Equatorial Guinea
3Francis Ntui ENYADouala, Cameroon
4Gbadebo AFOLABIShanghai, China
5Oludare Ezekiel FOLOWOSELEHong Kong, China
6Abubakar JIDDANew York, USA
7Yakubu Audu DADUFrankfurt, Germany
8Taofik Obasanjo-CokerBuea, Cameroon
9George Collins ONWUEKWEGuangzhou, China
10Umar Ibrahim BASHIRJohannesburg, South Africa
11Zayyan IBRAHIMDubai, UAE
12Muazam Ibrahim Jibrin NAYAYAJeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Shettima calls for prayer for Tinubu

Legit.ng earlier reported that Shettima has called on Nigerians to continue to put President Tinubu in their prayers.

The vice president said it was every responsible citizen's duty to pray for their country's leadership.

Shettima said Tinubu is aware of the country's numerous challenges and expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome them.

Source: Legit.ng

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