The Nigeria First motion has requested that former Service Chiefs confirmed as non-career ambassadors are deployed to international locations the place their army background could be helpful.
The group stated the ex-Service Chiefs ought to be deployed to international locations with army expertise that might assist Nigeria within the combat towards insecurity.
Philip Agnese, President of Nigeria First, made the decision whereas applauding the Senate for confirming the fast previous Chief of Military Employees, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd) and different fast previous service chiefs as non-career ambassador designates.
By their affirmation, the group famous that Buratai and his counterparts have handed the take a look at, “unblemished in character and due to this fact match to function heads of Nigeria’s international missions”.
Agbese, in an announcement, expressed optimism that the service chiefs will deploy their wealth of data and expertise to bear on their new assignments, owing to their observe report from a extremely skilled background.
In keeping with Agbese: “Having been confirmed as Ambassadors, the following factor is posting to their respective states. By their affirmation, Lt. Gen TY Buratai (rtd) and others have handed the take a look at as unblemished in character and due to this fact match to function heads of our international missions.
“We’re optimistic that they may deploy their wealth of data and expertise to bear on their new assignments
“We, due to this fact, name on the federal authorities to make sure that our diplomats are deployed to international locations the place their impression might be most felt. This may be completed by profiting from their background to determine which nation every is posted to.
“As an illustration, our fast previous service chiefs could be deployed to such international locations the place their army background turns into helpful in negotiating army pacts on behalf of our nation extra in order that our pricey nation is passing by safety challenges. As service chiefs, their involvement within the nation’s defence system will need to have positioned them in a strategic place to additional enhance our safety structure.
“In view of their background, we’re tempted to conclude that posting them to international locations with the wanted army expertise related to our present safety state of affairs within the nation will assist enhance army cooperation between the 2 international locations.”