Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd), has been deployed to Benin Republic.
In the same vein, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (rtd), former Chief of Defence Staff, has been appointed the head of mission to Cameroon.
The letters of credence were handed over to the two ambassadors by Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, in Abuja, on Tuesday.
This was disclosed by Mr Kimiebi Ebienfa, information officer of the ministry.
“The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama today 22 June 2021, presented Letters of Credence to the Ambassador-Designate of Nigeria to the Republic of Cameroon, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Retired) and the Ambassador-Designate of Nigeria to the Republic of Benin, Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Retired).”