President Buhari has approved the immediate deployment of four newly-appointed Ambassadors-Designate, the president who spoke via the official twitter @Ngrpresident handle made this known earlier today.

He also stated the the appointments are with immediate effect.

Below is the list of the appointed ambassadors

Bankole A. Adeoye (Ogun State)—Ambassador/Representative to the Embassy of #Nigeria/Permanent Mission to @_AfricanUnion in Addis Ababa

Kadiri Ayinla Audu (Kwara State)—Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of #Nigeria to the @UN Offices in Geneva

Itegboje Sunday Samson (Edo State)—Ambassador/Deputy Representative, Permanent Mission of #Nigeria to @UN HQ in New York

Professor Tijjani Bande (Kebbi State)—Ambassador/Representative to the Permanent Mission of #Nigeria to @UN HQ in New York

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The announcement is coming hours after the nominated ambassadors concluded their induction training at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa Abuja.

The deployment is also coming after almost two years without substantive ambassadors in the various bodies.