President Tinubu recalls all Ambassadors

President Bola Tinubu has recalled all Ambassadors, both career and non–career.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar, disclosed this on Saturday, September 2.

This was confirmed in a statement by the special adviser on media and communications strategy to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alkasim Abdulkadir.

It states that “Sequel to the inquiries on the letter recalling the Nigerian ambassador to the UK, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, has clarified that all career ambassadors and non-career ambassadors have been recalled on the instructions of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

It states that the explanation was required following Sarafa Ishola’s recall as Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

In a letter dated August 31, 2023, and addressed to Ishola by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tuggar wrote: “I have the honour to notify you of Mr. President’s decision to recall you, signalling the end of your tenure as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Kingdom.

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