Buhari Nominates Immediate Past Service Chiefs as Ambassadors-Designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed immediate past service chiefs as non-career Ambassadors-Designate.

In a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Buhari said: “In accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed five (5) names of nominees as Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate.”

The nominees are: Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd.), Lt. Gen Tukur Y. Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd.).

The President urged the Senate to give expeditious consideration to the nominations.

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