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The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the appointment of five new Chargé D’affaires and 12 Consuls General to the country’s mission to some countries across the world.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday by Alkasim Abdulkadir, his Special Assistant on Media and Communications Strategy.

While asserting that they were pivotal to the economic drive of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, he further stressed that as seasoned career diplomats, they should shun the act of politicking and recommit themselves to their calling of diplomacy for the collective interest and development of Nigeria.

Reacting on behalf of the new appointees, the just appointed Consul General for the Consulate in New York, Ambassador Abubakar Jidda, reiterated the commitment of his colleagues to uphold the ethos of the profession and pledged to bring the much-needed investments to the country.

He further thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the confidence reposed in them.

The new appointees are to resume immediately.

FULL LIST: NAME OF CONSUL GENERAL

 

1.Amb. Auwalu Jega NAMADINA

 

Atlanta, USA

 

2.Amb. Nnamdi Okechukwu NZE

 

Bata, Equatorial Guinea

 

3.Amb. Francis Ntui ENYA

 

Douala, Cameroon

 

4.Amb. Gbadebo AFOLABI

 

Shanghai, China

 

5.Amb. Oludare Ezekiel FOLOWOSELE

 

Hong Kong, China

 

6.Amb. Abubakar JIDDA

 

New York, USA

 

7.Amb. Yakubu Audu DADU

 

Frankfurt, Germany

 

8.Amb. Taofik Obasanjo Coker

 

Buea, Cameroon

 

9.Amb. George Collins ONWUEKWE

 

Guangzhou, China

 

10.Amb. Umar Ibrahim BASHIR

 

Johannesburg, South Africa

 

11.Amb. Zayyan IBRAHIM

 

Dubai, UAE

 

12.Amb. Muazam Ibrahim Jibrin NAYAYA

 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

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