Friday, March 31, 2017 2:45 pm
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the deployment of four of the newly-appointed Ambassadors-Designate to various Nigerian missions abroad.
In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina said the new ambassadors include Professor Tijjani Bande, (Kebbi state), who has been posted as Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, Headquarters in New York and Mr Itegboje Sunday Samson, (Edo state), who will serve as his deputy also at the UN.
Also, Mr Kadiri Ayinla Audu, (Kwara state) who is now Nigeria’s Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations offices in Geneva and Mr Bankole Adeoye, (Ogun state), who is now Nigeria’s Ambassador/Representative to the Embassy of Nigeria/Permanent Mission to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Adesina said the President wishes the new Ambassadors/Representatives the very best in their assignments while stating that the deployments are with immediate effect.