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Former Chief of Defence staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (rtd) and Former Chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd) have been Appointed Ambassadors to Cameroon and Benin Republic respectively.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama presented Letters of Credence to the Ambassador-Designate of Nigeria to the Republic of Cameroon, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Retired) and the Ambassador-Designate of Nigeria to the Republic of Benin, Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Retired) on Tuesday.
During the brief ceremony, Onyeama congratulated the immediate past service chiefs on their appointment by Mr. President and called on them to deploy their wealth of experience to promote Nigeria’s interest during their tour of duty in countries of accreditation.