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President Tinubu terminates appointments of Nigeria’s ambassadors worldwide

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President Bola Tinubu has ordered a recall of Nigeria’s ambassadors the world over with immediate effect, his spokesman said on Saturday.

The presidential spokesman said the president has directed the recall of all career and non-career ambassadors from their duty posts worldwide.

“The President’s directive is the sequel to his careful study of the present state of affairs at Nigerian Consulate Offices and Embassies worldwide, and in line with the President’s renewed hope agenda, the President is determined to ensure that world-class efficiency and quality, will henceforth, characterize foreign and domestic service delivery to citizens, residents and prospective visitors alike, the statement by Ajuri Ngelale said.

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“To this end, the President further directs that Nigeria’s United Nations Permanent Representatives in New York and Geneva be exempted from this total recall, in view of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly, held later this month.

He said By the directive of the President, the recall of the affected officers takes immediate effect.

Nigeria has 109 diplomatic missions worldwide, comprising 76 embassies, 22 high commissions and 11 consulates.

Tinubu, who has embarked on the country’s boldest reforms in decades, is scheduled to hold talks with U.S. President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the general assembly and also meet leaders from Brazil, India, South Korea and Germany during the G20 meeting later in the month.

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