President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sent to the Senate 47 names of Nigerians to be screened and confirmed as diplomats.
Accordly to Punch, Buhari, in the letter personally signed by him and dated June 6, 2016, requested the Senate, to approve the list at the shortest possible time. the Senate President Read the letter Thursday that their Resume was attach to the names send by President Buhari
Buhari said, “I have the honour to forward the attached list of 47 career foreign service officers as ambassadorial nominees for consideration and confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in accordance with Section 171 (1) (c) subsection 4 of the 1999 Constitution as amended. the names in the list are only career civil servants in the foreign service as Ambassadors-designate compare to previous lists by the previous Government .