File: President Muhammadu Buhari
By Henry Umoru – Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent names of forty- one non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation.
The list, selected from 32 states of Nigeria is accordance “with section 171 (1) (2)(c) and sub-section 4 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for continuation by the senate the underlisted 41 names of nominees as non-career ambassadors-designate,” President Buhari wrote in his letter to the Senate President Ahmed Lawan.
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The names read on the floor of Senate plenary Wednesday by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan include the Editor- in- Chief of Guardian Newspapers, Debo Adesina representing Oyo State: Sunday Awoniyi for Kogi State; Ademola Sarki, representing Lagos State and former Politics Editor, Thisday, Oma Djebah, representing Delta State.
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|Oboro Akpabio||Akwa Ibom|
|Monique Ekpong||Cross River|
|Dare Sunday Awoniyi||Kogi|