Buhari approves ambassadors postings

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the deployment of ambassadors to new countries of assignment.

Amongst the persons deployed are Demola Seriki, a former Minister of State for Defence, as Nigerian ambassador to Spain; Sarafat Ishola, a former Minister of Mines and Steel, as the High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

Also, the Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, Debo Adesina, will serve as the Ambassador to Togo.

Checkout learnt that about 11 ambassadors were re-appointed but eight were retained in their current countries of posting while three others were redeployed.

The current Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, Dr Uzoma Emenike, who is also a career diplomat, was posted to the United States as the ambassador, while M.I. Bashir will serve as deputy ambassador.

In all, there are 52 non-career envoys posted out by the President and 43 career ambassadors based on the confirmed list from the Senate.

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