President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday requested the Senate to screen and confirm 41 non-career and one career ambassadors for appointment.
Buhari’s letter of request was read on the floor at plenary by the Senate President Ahmad Lawan.
Among the nominees are former Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian, Mr. Debo Adesina (Oyo); Ex-Minister of State for Defence and Chairman Board of Corporate Affairs Commission, Chief Ademola Seriki (Lagos); son of late influential politician and Aro of Mopa, Mr. Dare Sunday Awoniyi (Kogi) and former Speaker Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Adejare Bello.
Others included former Editor on THISDAY stable and Delta State ex-Information Commissioner, Mr. Oma Djebah and renowned entreprenuer, Mrs. Nimi Akinkugbe.