President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of Nigeria has ended the services of the country’s ambassadors in foreign countries.
The President in a press release signed and made available by Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity on Saturday indicated that all career and non career ambassadors except United Nations permanent representatives in New York and Geneva are stopped forthwith from performing their duties.
Ajuri Ngelale said the President took the decision after careful studies of Nigeria Consulate Offices and Embassies worldwide.
The statement reads in quote: “President Bola Tinubu has directed the recall of all career and non-career ambassadors from their duty posts worldwide.
“The President’s directive is 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.
“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, holding later this month.
“By the directive of the President, the recall of the affected officers takes immediate effect”.