Buhari drops Mamora, Oguntade in new ambassadorial nominees’ list

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos
President Muhammadu Buhari has resubmitted a list containing the names of non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate on Thursday, two months after the legislature rejected his first list.
In the new list submitted by his Senior Special Assistant of Legislative Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, prominent personalities such as former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice George Oguntade, and a former member of the upper legislative chambers, Olorunmimbe Mamora were missing from the list.
Another prominent name that is missing from the list is that of Prince Adegboyega Ogunwusi, an elder brother of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.
Full List of the new nominees as read by Saraki:
Uzoma Eminike, Abia;
Aminu Lawal (Adamawa);
Godwin Umoh (Akwa Ibom);
Christopher Okeke (Anambra);
Yusuf Maitama (Bauchi);
Baba Maigudu (Bauchi);
Stanley Douye (Bayelsa);
Stephen Uba (Benue);
Baba Ahmed Gida (Borno);
Utobong Asuquo (Cross River);
Frank Ofegina (Delta);
Joda Udoh (Ebonyi);
Yagwe Ede (Edo);
Eniola Ajayi (Ekiti);
Chris Eze (Enugu);
Sulieman Hassan (Gombe);
Sylvanus Usofo (Imo);
Aminu Dalhatu (Jigawa);
Ahmed Bamilli (Kaduna);
Deborah Yahaya (Kaduna);
D. Abdulkadir (Kano);
Haruna Arungungu (Kano);
Musa Udo (Katsina),
Mohammed Rimi (Katsina);
Tijani Bande (Kebbi);
Y. Aliu (Kogi);
Nurudeen Mohammed (Kwara),
Mohammed Isa (Kwara);
Adesola Omotade (Lagos);
Modupe Remi (Lagos);
Musa Mohammed (Nasarawa);
Ahmed Ibeto; Niger;
Susan Aderonke Folarin (Ogun);
Jacob Daudu (Ondo);
Afolayon Adeyemi (Osun);
A. Olaniyi (Oyo);
James Dmika (Plateau);
Haruna Abdullahi (Plateau);
Orji Ngofa (Rivers);
Sahibi Isa Dada (Sokoto);
Kabir Umar (Sokoto);
Jika Ado (Taraba);
Goni Zana (Yobe);
Garba T. (Zamfara);
Bala Mohammad (Zamfara); and
Ibrahim Dada (FCT).

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