Ojukwu’s Widow, Others Nominated As Ambassadors

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday sent a list of 88 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. The names were contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President and it had 56 names of career diplomats and 32 names of non-career ambassadorial nominees.

Apart from the name of Mrs. Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu, wife of the Ikemba Nnewi who passed on last week, other names that appear on the list include Chief Ojo Maduekwe, former Minister of Transport, Princess Victoria Onipede (Ekiti); Fidelia A. Njeze (Enugu); Senator Haruna Garba (Gombe); Nonye Rajis-Okpara and Chief Eddy Onuoha (Imo); Cornelius Oluwateru, a former Deputy Governor and Roland Omowa (Ondo); Chief Akinyemi Farounbi (Osun); Taofik Arapaja, former Deputy Governor of Oyo State; Matilda Kwashi (Plateau); Abdalah Wali (Sokoto); and Senator Lawan Gana Guba (Yobe) among others.

 

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