Buhari nominates all ex-service chiefs as ambassadors




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

Buhari has forwarded the names the immediate past to the as non-career Ambassadors-Designate.

a letter to Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the , the said: “ accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) 1999 Constitution the Federal of as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the , 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. (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd).

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


Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
February 4, 2021