Ex-Service Chiefs Buratai, Olonisakin get Letters of Credence




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Buratai is the Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Benin.

The immediate past of Defence staff, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Retired) was also presented with his Letter of Credence.

Olanisakin is the Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Cameroon.


Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, according to the ministry presented the Letters of Credence to them on Wednesday morning.

Onyeama, during the brief ceremony, congratulated them on their by President Muhammadu Buhari and called on them to deploy their wealth of experience to Nigeria’s interest during their tour of duty in countries of accreditation.


President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated the ex- four Chiefs on 4th February 2021.

They were confirmed by the Senate on February 23, 2021 despite public outcry.

Ex- Chief of Air staff, Ibok Ibias and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique are still awaiting their posting.

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