President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a list of 46 names to the senate for consideration as non-career ambassadors.
Some of the nominees, include Ade Ade-She-Kun from Ogun State, Senator Olorunimbe Mamora of Lagos, Usman Bugaje of Katsina State, as well as, retired supreme court Judge, Justice George Oguntade, and former deputy governors, Pauline Tallen of plateau State and Ahmed Ibeto of Niger State.
Senate president, Bukola Saraki, read the list to senators during the plenary on Thursday.
Other nominees include Sola Iji of Ondo State, Adegboyega Ogunwusi (Osun), retired major general Ashimiyu Olaniyi (Oyo).
47 career foreign officers’ nominees whose list was earlier sent to the senate for approval is yet to be considered.