By KEMI KASUMU
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces that His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad.
The list includes 43 Career Ambassadors and 52 Non-career Ambassadors.
This announcement was contained in a short statement reference No: MFA/PR/2021/04 issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Amb Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The Ambassador-Designates, who have since been screened and confirmed by the Nigerian Senate upon request by the President, will now be assigned to their respective designations after a long wait.
“With this development, the process of requesting Agrement from the prospective host countries have commenced.
“The Ministry also wishes to inform that there will be an induction course for the Ambassador-Designates and their spouses which will hold on a date to be announced shortly to prepare and facilitate movement of the Envoys to their respective Missions.”