ABUJA — President Bola Tinubu has ordered the recall of Nigerian ambassadors around the world with immediate effect, his spokesman said on Saturday.
“The President is determined to ensure that efficiency and world-class quality will henceforth characterize the delivery of foreign and domestic services to citizens, residents and potential visitors,” Presidential Spokesperson Ajuri Ngelale said.
Nigeria’s permanent representatives to the United Nations in New York and Geneva are exempt from “full recall” due to the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) later this month, Tinubu’s office said in a statement.
Nigeria has 109 diplomatic missions around the world, including 76 embassies, 22 high commissions and 11 consulates.
Tinubu, who has embarked on the country’s boldest reforms in decades, is expected to hold talks with US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the general assembly and also meet the leaders of Brazil, India, South Korea and Germany at the G20 meeting later. in the month.
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