President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 41 non-career ambassadors-designate for confirmation by the Senate.
He also nominated Suleiman Sani (FCT) as a career ambassador-designate.
This comes about three weeks after the Senate confirmed 42 career ambassadors-designate nominated by the president.
He forwarded the names of the nominees to the Senate, seeking confirmation of their appointments “in accordance to section 171(2)(1c) and Subsection 4 of the 1999 Constitution.
His letter was read out by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at the start of plenary on Wednesday.