Nigerian Senate under the leadership of Senator Ahmmed Lawan on Tuesday has confirmed the former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai as non-career ambassador.
The senate also confirmed former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin; former Chief of Air Staff, Ibok Ibas; and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique as non-career ambassadors
Recalled that, President Buhari had on the 5 of February, sent their names to the senate to be confirmed as non-career ambassadors
Daily Tells understands that Nigerians had condemned their nomination, noting that it was a plan to shield them from prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged abuses committed by the Nigerian military under their watch.
President Buhari has given deaf ears to the different critics against the former serving chiefs especially the former Chief of Army staff who has been widely criticized.