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List of the 45 non-career ambassadors confirmed today by Senate (PLUS: The rejected 2)

By News Express on 23/03/2017

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•The Senate during plenary.
•The Senate during plenary.


The Nigerian upper chamber has confirmed the appointment of 45 non-career ambassadors.

President Muhammadu Buhari sent the list of nominees to the Senate in 2016, but it was rejected.

Following the rejection, the President sent a revised list on January 12 2017.

The confirmation took place during Thursday’s plenary session, with the house rejecting two of the nominees.

The lawmakers refused to confirm Sylvanus Nsofor (Imo) and Jacob Daudu (Ondo), two of the nominees.

Nsofor was rejected for refusing to recite the country’s National Anthem, while Daudu was rejected based on negative report from the State Security Service that indicted him for corruption.

See the full list of those confirmed.
Uzoma Eminike (Abia)
Aminu Lawal (Adamawa)
Godwin Umoh (Akwa Ibom)
Christopher Okeke (Anambra)
Yusuf Maitama (Bauchi)
Baba Maigudu (Bauchi)
Stanley Diriyai (Bayelsa)
Stephen Uba (Benue)
Baba Ahmed Gida (Borno)
Utobong Asuquo (Cross River)
Frank Ofegina (Delta)
Joda Udoh (Ebonyi)
Yagwe Ede (Edo)
Eniola Ajayi (Ekiti)
Chris Eze (Enugu)
Sulieman Hassan (Gombe)
Aminu Dalhatu (Jigawa)
Ahmed Bamilli (Kaduna)
Yahaya (Kaduna)
D. Abdulkadir (Kano)
Haruna Arungungu (Kano)
Musa Udo (Katsina)
Mohammed Rimi (Katsina)
Tijani Bande (Kebbi)
Y. Aliu (Kogi)
Nurudeen Mohammed (Kwara)
Mohammed Yisa (Kwara)
Adesola Oguntade (Lagos)
Modupe Remi (Lagos)
Musa Mohammed (Nasarawa)
Ahmed Ibeto (Niger)
Susan Aderonke Folarin (Ogun)
Afolayon Adeyemi (Osun)
A. Olaniyi (Oyo)
James Dmika (Plateau)
Haruna Abdullahi (Plateau)
Orji Ngofa (Rivers)
Sahibi Isa Dada (Sokoto)
Kabir Umar (Sokoto)
Jika Ado (Taraba)
Goni Zana (Yobe)
Garba T. (Zamfara)
Bala Mohammad (Zamfara)
Ibrahim Ugbada (FCT)
Adeyinka Asekun (Ogun)
Sourced from TV360 Nigeria.

Source News Express

Posted 23/03/2017 9:57:27 PM


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