Buhari deploys four ambassadors-designate

Buhari deploys four ambassadors-designate
March 31 16:33 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has  deployed  four out of the newly appointed ambassadors-designate.

The four diplomats were among the nominees confirmed by the Senate recently.

They are Professor Tijjani Bande, (Kebbi State), Itegboje Sunday Samson  (Edo State), Kadiri Ayinla Audu, (Kwara State) and Bankole A. Adeoye, (Ogun State).

According to a statement by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, Professor Bande is to proceed as Nigeria’s Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the  United Nations Headquarters in New York while Samson will serve as his deputy.

Audu will  proceed as Nigeria’s Ambassador/Representative  to the Permanent  Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations Offices in Geneva.

Adeoye will, according to the statement, proceed as Nigeria’s Ambassador/Representative to the Embassy of Nigeria/Permanent Mission to the African Union  in Addis Ababa.

The statement said this deployment takes immediate effect.