Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for including Air Commodore Peter Gana among the ambassadorial nominees submitted to the National Assembly for approval.
Gana was nominated by the President to represent Niger State. Recall that President Buhari recently presented the list of 42 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for approval in a request contained in a letter addressed to the President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
Commenting on the selection, CAN also commended the governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello for submitting the name of Gana to represent the state.
The chairman of the chapter, Dr Mathias Echioda who made the commendation in Minna said that it was another step in the right direction.
CAN expressed profound gratitude to the president and Governor Bello saying: “We appreciate Governor Abubakar Sani Bello immensely for submitting Air Commodore Peter Gana to represent Niger State.”
Some of the non-career ambassadorial nominees included, a former minister, Ademola Seriki (Lagos), Debo Adesina (Oyo), Dare Sunday-Awoniyi (Kogi), among others.
The non-career ambassadors are, Umar Sulieman (Adamawa), L. S Mandama, (Adamawa) Oboro Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Elejah Onyeagba (Anambra), Abubakar Siyi (Bauchi) Philip Ikurusi (Bayelsa) Tarzoor Terhemen (Benue) Paul Adikwu (Benue) Al-Bishir Al-Hussain (Borno) Bwala Bukar (Borno).
Others are Monique Ekpong (Cross River),Oma Djebah(Delta), Ominyi Eze (Ebonyi) Yamah Musa (Edo), C. O Ugwu (Enugu) Hajara Salim (Gombe), Obiezu Chinyerem (Imo) Ali Magashi (Jigawa) M. A Markarfi (Kaduna) Hamisu Takalmawa (Kano) Jazuli Gadalanci (Kano) Amina Kurawa (Kano),Yahaya Lawal (Katsina).
Also nominated are, Dare Sunday Awoniyi, (Kogi), Ibrahim Laaro (Kwara) Abioye Bello (Kwara), Zara Umar (Kwara) Ademola Seriki (Lagos), Henry Omaku (Nasarawa),Sarafa Isola (Ogun) Nimi Akinkube (Ondo) and Adejaba Bello (Osun), among others.