The Senate has confirmed the nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as the non-career ambassadors on Tuesday, despite criticism from Nigerians. Read More here
The immediate past Service Chiefs who President Muhammadu Buhari nominated for ambassadorial positions have arrived Senate for their screening.
AllNews Nigeria gathered that members of the panel, led by Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa, held a 15-minute closed-session while the former service chiefs waited in a separate office to be called for screening
Recall that Senate President Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to screen General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd); Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd); Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas (retd); Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar(retd); and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad S. Usman (Rtd) as non-career ambassadors-designate.
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