President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday nominated the newly retired service chiefs as non-career ambassadors.
The names of the nominated ambassadors have ben forwarded to the Senate for confirmation as non-career ambassadors.
Recall the former service chiefs only retired and were replaced with fresh hands by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
The President urged the Senate to give expeditious consideration to the nominations.
The list includes Gen Abayomi Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd) and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S Usman (Rtd).