The appointment of 38 non-career and one career ambassadors-designate that would represent the country on foreign missions have been confirmed by the senate on Wednesday.
According to The Punch President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had requested the approval of the Senate for the confirmation of 42 nominees.
While presenting his report, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Adamu Bulkachuwa, said there were irreconcilable issues with two nominees from Niger and Yobe States.
On the career and non career ambassadors, the non-career ones are, two journalists, Messrs Debo Adesina (Oyo) and Oma Djebah (Delta) while the only career ambassador-designate on the list is from the Federal Capital Territory.
Dare Awoniyi (Kogi), who is the son of the late Sunday Awoniyi, former Chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum also made the list.
A careful observation of the list indicated that three states, (Kwara, Kano, Oyo) have three nominees each while three others, (Borno, Benue, Adamawa), got two slots each.
Twenty states had one slot each while four states had no nominee.