Surprisingly, there are no political nominees as President Muhammadu Buhari, has forwarded the names of 47 career Ambassadors nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation as career diplomats to head the country’s missions abroad.
The nominees included as contained in the letter Obinna Chukwuemeka, Salisu Umoru, Iyang Udoh, Okeke Vivian, Liman Munir, Edem Jane, Mohammed Hassan, Martin Cobham, Janet Molegbo, Itegbuoye Sunday, Olatunde Adesesan and Lilian Onu.
Others are, Manaja Isa, Ngozi Ukeje, Bello Husseini, Enoch Ducci, Garba Baba, Usman Aliyu, Umar Salisu, Momoh Omeiza, Kadiri Audu, Balogun Hakeem, Nosa Ahmed, Ibrahim Isa, Bankole Adeoye and Ibidapo Obe.
The nominees also included, Ogundaro Sakirat, Eric Belgam, Ateru Haliru, Ramota Bulima, Musa Mamman, Kabiru Bala, Adamu Shuaibu, D. A Agiv, T.K Gonglong, Ibrahim Hamza, K.C Nwachukwu and Q.R Wolu.
The rest are, E.K Oguntuwase, A.I Paragauda, L.A Gasharga, Olufemi Abikoye, Abubakar Ibrahim, Rabiu Kawu, Janet Bisong and Adekunbi Habeebat.
The list is made up of only career civil servants in the foreign service.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who read the letter containing their names on the floor at plenary, said the President sought the consent of the upper legislative chamber for the confirmation of the nominees.
The Senate President revealed to his colleagues on the floor of the upper legislative chamber that the Curricula Vitae, CV, of the nominees were attached with the document sent by the president.