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BREAKING: Despite ‘War Crimes’ allegations, Senate confirms Buratai, other ex- service chiefs as Ambassadors



The Nigerian Senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors.

The former service chiefs

The nominees are: General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd) (Ekiti); Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd) (Borno); Vice Admiral Ibok- Ette Ibas (retd) (Cross River); Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar (retd) (Bauchi); and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad S. Usman (Rtd) (Kano).

In confirming the appointees, the Senate ignored two petitions against the former service chiefs’ nominations.

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