President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of new ambassadors-designate to Nigerian Missions abroad.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this in a statement yesterday in Abuja.
The Ministry stated that the president had ordered that a total of 95 ambassadors, including the 53 non-career ones whose nomination the Senate ratified in July 2020, be posted out.
However, the statement, signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, was silent on the details of the posting.
The permanent secretary stated that government has already commenced the process of requesting Agrément from the prospective host countries.
The permanent secretary also revealed that the ministry would organise an induction course for the ambassadors-designate and their spouses.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the posting of ambassadors-designate to Nigerian Missions abroad.