FULL LIST: FG’s new appointments

* Five new Chargé D’affaires, 12 Consuls General appointed

By Nudoiba Ojen

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of five new Chargé D’affaires and 12 Consuls General to the country’s mission to some countries.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar, in a statement, on Tuesday by his Special Assistant on Media and Communications Strategy, Alkasim Abdulkadir, charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria in their new roles.

Tuggar said that they were pivotal to the economic drive of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, stressing that as seasoned career diplomats, they should shun the act of politicking and recommit themselves to their calling of diplomacy for the collective interest and development of Nigeria.

Reacting on behalf of the new appointees, the newly appointed Consul General for the Consulate in New York, Ambassador Abubakar Jidda, reiterated the commitment of his colleagues to uphold the ethos of the profession and pledged to bring the much-needed investments to the country.

Jidda thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the confidence reposed in them.

The new appointees are to resume immediately.

The Charge D’affaires are:
Amb. Saidu Mohammed Dodo (Damascus, Syria)

Amb. Patrick Imoudu Imologhome (Pyongyang, Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea)

Amb. Francisca Kemi Omayuli (Singapore, Singapore)

Amb. Babagana Ahmadu (Bangui, Central African Republic)

Amb. Mohammed Mohammed (Tripoli, Libya).

The Consul General are:

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 Folowosere (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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