President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission.
A release by the Media Office of the President of the Senate states, in part:
“In a letter dated March 16, 2019, Ambassador Friday Sani, the Diplomatic Head of the Commission to Nigeria and other African countries, stated that as a sequel to the approval of the World Secretary General of the IHRC, Dr. Saraki has been appointed as one of the revered Ambassadors-at-Large of the multinational body.”
In the new capacity, Dr. Saraki is expected to lead the diplomatic team of the IHRC in various diplomatic missions across the world, the release adds.
The release noted that Saraki had, on April 10, 2019, accepted the nomination, while he had also expressed his appreciation to the IHRC for same.