Nigeria Appoints 17 New Chargé D’affaires, Consuls General

Nigeria Appoints 17 New Chargé D’affaires, Consuls General

Nigeria Appoints 17 New Chargé D’affaires, Consuls General

The Nigerian government has officially announced the appointment of five new Chargé D’Affaires and twelve Consuls General to various global diplomatic posts, Excel Magazine International can report.

This step is seen as a significant move to enhance Nigeria’s representation abroad.

Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has tasked the new diplomats to exemplify Nigeria’s values and interests in their respective missions.

The announcement, made through Alkasim Abdulkadir, Special Assistant on Media and Communications Strategy, reiterated the key role these appointments play in furthering the economic agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In his directive, Ambassador Tuggar emphasized the importance of professionalism and urged the appointees to focus solely on diplomatic engagements rather than political activities, aligning with the broader goals of national development.

Speaking on behalf of his peers, Ambassador Abubakar Jidda, the newly appointed Consul General in New York, affirmed their collective commitment to promoting the nation’s diplomatic ethos and attracting investments.

He expressed gratitude to President Tinubu and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs leadership for their trust.

The appointees are set to assume their roles immediately, marking a pivotal step in strengthening Nigeria’s international diplomatic presence.

Full List of Appointments:

Chargé D’Affaires:

Amb. Saidu Mohammed Dodo – Damascus, Syria
Amb. Patrick Imoudu – Pyongyang, North Korea
Amb. Francisca Kemi Omayuli – Singapore
Amb. Babagana Ahmadu – Bangui, Central African Republic
Amb. Mohammed Mohammed – Tripoli, Libya

Consuls General:

Amb. Auwalu Jega Namadina – Atlanta, USA
Amb. Nnamdi Okechukwu Nze – Bata, Equatorial Guinea
Amb. Francis Ntui Enya – Douala, Cameroon
Amb. Gbadebo Afolabi – Shanghai, China
Amb. Oludare Ezekiel Folowosele – Hong Kong, China
Amb. Abubakar Jidda – New York, USA
Amb. Yakubu Audu Dadu – Frankfurt, Germany
Amb. Taofik Obasanjo Coker – Buea, Cameroon
Amb. George Collins Onwuekwe – Guangzhou, China
Amb. Umar Ibrahim Bashir – Johannesburg, South Africa
Amb. Zayyan Ibrahim – Dubai, UAE
Amb. Muazam Ibrahim Jibrin Nayaya – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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