–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -Mike SOGBOLO (N’-East Bureau):
The federal government has approved the posting of new Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad.
The posting of a total of 95 ambassadors was given a nod in the latest approval.
The approval was communicated in a press release. No: MFA/PR/2021/04 on Tuesday by tthe Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
The press release signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Amb Gabriel Aduda read in part: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad.
“The list includes 43 Career Ambassadors and 52 Non-career Ambassadors.”
It further said. “With this development, the process of requesting Agrement from the prospective host countries have commenced.
“The Ministry also wishes to inform that there will be an induction course for the Ambassador-Designates and their spouses which will hold on a date to be announced shortly to prepare and facilitate movement of the Envoys to their respective Missions.”