Nigerian government has conferred Ambassadorial title on Aminu Nabegu and Olukunle Bamgbose, Permanent Secretaries in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
This is contained in a statement signed by Mohammed Nakorji, Assistant Director of Press in the Office of the SGF.
It explained that the two Permanent Secretaries rose through the ranks and had discharged their responsibilities very well.
It added that the tradition of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was to confer the title on its Directors who have been appointed Permanent Secretaries.
The two officials spent over three decades in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before their appointment as Permanent Secretaries.
The statement quoted the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as charging them to exhibit “high sense of responsibilities associated with the title”
He congratulated them on their “well-deserved title on In-Situ”.