Breaking: Senate confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, others as non-career ambassadors

Breaking: Senate confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, others as non-career ambassadors

Breaking: Buhari sacks Service Chiefs, appoints replacements
File: President Muhammadu Buhari and the retired Service Chiefs

By Nwafor Sunday

Senate, Tuesday confirmed former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai; former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin; former Chief of Air Staff, Ibok Ibas; and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique as non-career ambassadors.

RELATED:  COVID-19: Closure of tertiary institutions is not the answer

President Buhari had on the 5 of February, sent their names to the senate to be confirmed as non-career ambassadors.

Nigerians had condemned their nomination, noting that it was a plan to shield them from prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged abuses committed by the Nigerian military under their watch.

RELATED:  See young people as asset, UN official advises Nigeria leaders

READ ALSO: NAF releases names of 7 officers involved in Air Accident of Knigfly Aircaft

Details later:

Vanguard News Nigeria

The post Breaking: Senate confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, others as non-career ambassadors appeared first on Vanguard News.

RELATED:  Mother pours hot water on daughter for refusing to hawk
Receive Updates

No spam guarantee.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to GetResponse ( more information )