Nigeria’s fast previous Service Chiefs have appeared for screening as non-career ambassadorial nominees.
They arrived on the Nationwide Meeting complicated at precisely 11.32 am.
Upon their arrival, they went straight to the Workplace of the Particular Adviser to the President on Nationwide Meeting Issues (Senate), Senator Babajide Omoworare who instantly led them to the listening to room.
When it was 12 o’clock, the time the screening was to begin, the Chairman of Senate Committee on Overseas Affairs, Senator Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa ordered an govt session with the members of the committee who had been current of their good numbers.
Government periods had been meant to deal with and harmonise opinions to keep away from points which can be prone to set off controversies.
Actions of excessive profile nature just like the screening of ex-Service Chiefs are purported to be lined by the Senate Press Corps, however on this case, the Committee Clerk didn’t request for protection which might not be unconnected with the controversy that greeted their nomination.
However the screening attracted a lot media homes to the NASS on Thursday due to the publicity that their appointment had generated.
DAILY POST reviews that the fast previous Service Chiefs had been nominated as non-career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari in lower than two weeks of their voluntarily retirement from service.
The previous Service Chiefs who had been appointed ambassador-designates are retired Protection Chief, Abayomi Olonisakin, forme Military Chief Tukur Buratai, former Navy Chief, Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and former Air Chief ,Sadique Abubakar.’