The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), approved the deployment of a former Minister of State for Defence, Demola Seriki, to Spain as the Nigerian Ambassador while a former Minister of Mines and Steel, Sarafat Ishola, will perform as the High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
The Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, Debo Adesina, will serve as the Ambassador to Togo.
Naijablaze.Com gathers around 11 ambassadors re-appointed, eight retained in their current countries of posting while three others redeployed.
The present Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, Dr Uzoma Emenike, career diplomat, posted to the United States as the ambassador, while M.I. Bashir will serve as deputy ambassador.
In all, there are 52 non-career envoys posted out by the President and 43 career ambassadors based on the confirmed list from the Senate.
Conferring to the list, the eight ambassadors that will remain at their duty posts include: Mohammed Rimi (United Arab Emirates), Jidda Baba (China), Gani Bura (Lebanon), Yusuf Tuggar (Germany), Baba Madugu (Switzerland) and Deborah Illiya (Congo).
Ambassador Tijani Muhammmad-Bande retain his position as the Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York while Adeyinka Asekun will remain the High Commissioner to Canada.
Though, Modupe Irele, current Ambassador to France, redeployed to Hungary while Eniola Ajayi, the Ambassador to Hungary is likely to be redeployed to the Netherlands.
For non-career diplomats, Ms Ijeoma Chineyerem will resume as the Ambassador to Ireland, Oma Djebah will be posted to Thailand, Abdulahi Shehu (Russia), Haruna Manta (South Africa), Kayode Laro (France), Paul Adikwu (The Vatican), Abubakar Moriki (Japan), Mrs. Opunimi Akinkugbe (Greece) and Ali Magashi (South Korea)
Other postings include M.O. Abam (Italy), N.A. Kolo (Israel), A. Sule (India), G.Y. Hamza (Ghana), A.N. Madubike (Australia) and O.C Onowu (Belgium).
The remaining appointees anticipated to serve as deputy ambassadors or heads of mission. They consist of A.E. Alleboy (Deputy Ambassador to France), G.E. Edokpa (Deputy Permanent Representative to The UN), Ben Okoyen (Cuba), G.M. Okeke (Deputy Head of Mission to Switzerland), S.Sani to London, (Deputy High Commissioner to UK), I.A Iwejuo (Ethiopia as Deputy Ambassador), I.A. Alatishe (Deputy Ambassador to Russia) and I.R. Ocheni (Germany).