The names of the immediate past Service Chiefs were forwarded to the Senate as non-career Ambassadors-Designate by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a letter to Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President of the Senate, the President said: “In accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed five (5) names of nominees as Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate.”
The President urged the Senate to give expeditious consideration to the nominations.
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