President Buhari appoints 41 non-career ambassadors (See full list)

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 41 non-career ambassadors-designate for confirmation by the Senate.

He also nominated Suleiman Sani (FCT) as a career ambassador-designate.

This comes about three weeks after the Senate confirmed 42 career ambassadors-designate nominated by the president.

He forwarded the names of the nominees to the Senate, seeking confirmation of their appointments “in accordance to section 171(2)(1c) and Subsection 4 of the 1999 Constitution.

His letter was read out by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at the start of plenary on Wednesday.

Here is the full list of the nominees:

  1. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa)
  2. Kevin Peter (Adamawa)
  3. Oboro Efliong Akpablo (Akwa Ibom)
  4. Elijah Onyeagba (Anambra)
  5. Abubakar Siyi (Bauchi)
  6. Philip Ikurusi (Bayelsa)
  7. Tarzoor Terhemen (Benue)
  8. Paul Adikwu (Benue)
  9. Al-Bishir Al-Hussain (Borno)
  10. Bwala Bukar (Borno)
  11. Monique Ekpong (Cross River)
  12. Oma Djebah (Delta)
  13. Ominyi Eze (Ebonyi)
  14. Yamah Musa (Edo)
  15. C. O Ugwu (Enugu)
  16. Hajara Salim (Gombe)
  17. Obiezu Chinyerem (Imo)
  18. Ali Magashi (Jigawa)
  19. M. A Markarfi (Kaduna)
  20. Hamisu Takalmawa (Kano)
  21. Jazuli Gadalanci (Kano)
  22. Safiya Nuhu (Kano)
  23. Yahaya Lawal (Katsina)
  24. Dare Sunday Awoniyi (Kogi)
  25. Ibrahim Laaro (Kwara)
  26. Abioye Bello (Kwara)
  27. Zara Umar (Kwara)
  28. Ademola Seriki (Lagos)
  29. Henry Omaku (Nasarawa)
  30. Sarafa Isola (Ogun)
  31. Nimi Akinkube (Ondo)
  32. Adejaba Bello (Osun)
  33. Adeshina Alege (Oyo)
  34. Debo Adeshina (Oyo)
  35. Folakemi Akinyele (Oyo)
  36. Shehu Yibaikwal (Plateau)
  37. Maureen Tamuno (Rivers)
  38. Faruk Yabo (Sokoto)
  39. Adamu Hassan (Taraba)
  40. Yusuf Mohammed (Yobe)
  41. Abubakar Moriki (Zamfara)
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