News - North Central - FCT Updated: May 29, 2023

President Tinubu Approves First Appointment Hours After Inauguration

By Maureen Okpe
May 29, 2023

President Bola Tinubu, hours after his inauguration, approved the appointment of Victor Adekunle Adeleke as his State Chief of Protocol.

The newly appointed who hails from Oyo State has officially begun his assignment today.

Adeleke joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1993 and rose through the ranks, serving in various missions abroad and at the Headquarters, including the State House.

His last appointment was as Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and Ambassador to Ethiopia, where he served with distinction and represented the country creditably and honourably.

Born in 1967 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Ambassador Adeleke graduated from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-Ife with a Bachelor of Laws degree (with Honours) in June 1990.


He then proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos for his professional training to become a Barrister and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1991, having satisfied all conditions prescribed by law.

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