Nigerian Diplomatic Mission Faces Uncertainty As Cronyism Becomes The Order Of The Day Under President Buhari’s Administration

 The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has systematically eroded the ethos of professionalism and decurum in the Nigerian diplomatic service in favour of political loyalist and cronyism. Where career diplomat who are well trained and fit for purpose have been rendered useless and left to suffer aberration in the appointment of Ambassadors. In July 2015, envoys appointed by the Jonathan Administration were recalled. This development resulted in all 93 Nigeria’s embassies and high commissions to be left without substantive heads for over one year until the government finally decided to…

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