The federal government has deployed former chief of army staff, presented letters of credence to Tukur Buratai and Abayomi Olonisakin, to the Republic of Benin and Cameroon, respectively. as non-career ambassador.
They both got their letters of credence on Tuesday.
The letters were handed over to them by Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Buratai, former chief of army staff, and Olonisakin, former chief of defence staff, as non-career ambassadors.
Also appointed were Ibok-Ete Ibas, former chief of naval staff, and Sadique Abubakar, former chief of air staff.
Presenting a report on behalf of the senate foreign affairs committee in February, Muhammed Bulkachuwa had said the nominees met the requirements for the positions.