UPDATED: Buhari Nominates Olonisakin, Other Ex-Service Chiefs As Ambassadors
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the immediate past service chiefs of the nation as ambassadors.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
They are former Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and the former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas.
Others are former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and the former Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Usman.
Adesina revealed that President Buhari has forwarded the names of the nominees to the Senate as non-career ambassadors-designate.