By Ignatius Okorocha
The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of 42 career Ambassadors-designate.
The request which was contained in a letter dated May 6, 2020, was read on the floor during plenary by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
The letter reads: “In accordance to section 171 (1),(2)(c) and subsection (4) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended. I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed forty-two (42) names of nominees as Career Ambassadors-Designate.”
The Ambassadors-designate for confirmation are: C.O Nwachukwu, (Abia),A. Kafas, (Adamawa),R. U. Brown, (Akwa-Ibom),G. A. Odudigbo, (Anambra),O. C. Onowu, (Anambra),Y. S. Suleiman, (Bauchi),E S. Agbana, (Bayelsa),B. B. M. Okoyen (Bayelsa),G. M. Okoko (Benue),A. M. Garba, (Borno),M. l. Bashir, (Borno); M. O. Abam, (Cross River),A. E. Allotey, (Cross River),G. E. Edokpa, (Edo),and A. N. Madubuike, (Enugu).
Others are: Adamu Lamuwa, (Gombe)Mr. Innocent A. lwejuo,( lmo),M. S. Abubakar,( Jigawa),Y. A. Ahmed, (Jigawa),S. D. Umar, (Kaduna),A. Sule, (Kano),G. Y. Hamza, (Kano),N. Rimi, (Katsina),L S. Ahmed-Remawa, (Katsina),M. Manu, (Kebbi),l. R. Ocheni, (Kogi), l. A. Yusuf, (Kogi),M. Abdulraheem, (Kwara), Mrs. W. A. Adedeji, (Lagos), and A. U. Ogah, (Nasarawa).
Also among career Ambassadors-designate to be confirmed are: A. A. Musa, (Niger),N. A. Kolo, (Niger),S. O. Olaniyan, (Ogun), A. R. Adejola, (Ogun),E. Awe (Ondo),O. Aluko, (Osun), I. A. Alatishe, (Osun),V. A. Adeleke, (Oyo), M. S. Adamu, (Plateau),l. N. Charles, (Rivers), Z M. lfu, (Taraba),and B. B. Hamman, (Yobe).