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President Buhari Sends Names Of Ambassador-designates For Senate Confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded names of ambassadors_designates to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation.

Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, while reading the letter during Tuesday plenary said, the nomination was in line with the relevant sections of the constitution, hence, Senators should do justice to the request.

He referred the request to the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Meanwhile, the letter has the following nominees.

1. C.O. Nwachukwu – Abia

2. A. Kafas – Adamawa

3. R.U. Brown – Akwa Ibom

4. G.A. Odudigbo – Anambra

5. O.C. Onowu – Anambra

6. Y.S. Suleiman – Bauchi

7. E.S. Agbana – Bayelsa

8. B.B.N. Okoyen – Bayelsa

9. G.N. Okoko – Benue

10. A.M. Garba – Borno

11. M.E. Bashir – Borno

12. M.O. Abam – Cross River

13. A.E. Allotey – Cross River

40. I.N. Charles – Rivers

41. Z.M. Ifu – Taraba

42. B.B. Hamman – Yobe

The Senate will revert with its report after screening of the nominees.

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