Buhari Nominates Olonisakin, Buratai, Other Former Service Chiefs As Ambassadors

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI DECORATING THE FORMER CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, MAJ.-GEN. TUKUR BURATAI WITH HIS NEW RANK CAP OF LT.-GEN, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON THURSDAY (13/8/15). 5931/13/8/2015/ICE/CH/NAN

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has nominated all the service chiefs who were changed last week as non-career ambassadors.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday titled “President Buhari nominates Olonisakin, Buratai, Ibas, Abubakar, Usman as non-career ambassadors.”

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has nominated all the service chiefs who were changed last week as non-career ambassadors.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday titled “President Buhari nominates Olonisakin, Buratai, Ibas, Abubakar, Usman as non-career ambassadors.”

“The nominees are: Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Y. Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd).

“The President urged the Senate to give expeditious consideration to the nominations.”

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