Tinubu Recalls Nigeria High Commissioner To UK, Sarafa Isola - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Saturday, September 02, 2023

Tinubu Recalls Nigeria High Commissioner To UK, Sarafa Isola

The Federal government of Nigeria, has recalled Nigeria’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom, Sarafa Tunji Isola from his position.

Isola’s recall was communicated through an official letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dated August 31, signalling the end of his tenure as the highest diplomatic representative of Nigeria to the United Kingdom.
The letter reads: “I have the honour to notify you of Mr President’s decision to recall you, signalling the end of your tenure as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Kingdom.

“By this communication, you are now expected to commence the process of winding down your affairs, take formal leave of your host government within sixty days, and return to Nigeria by October 31 2023, at the latest.

“I seize this opportunity to express Mr. President’s appreciation for the service you have rendered in your capacity as Nigeria’s Ambassador and Principal Representative in the United Kingdom.

“While looking forward to welcoming you in Abuja on your return, please allow me to join Mr. President in thanking Your Excellency for your exemplary leadership and service to Nigeria. I wish you God’s continued guidance in your future endeavours,” the letter stated.

Sarafa Isola, a former federal minister for mines and steel development, assumed the position of Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom in 2021.

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