Chief protocol officer is President Tinubu’s first appointment

Victor Adeleke has been appointed as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) by President Bola Tinubu, according to Premium Times.Continue Reading>>>

The appointment comes shortly after his Monday inauguration as the 16th president of Nigeria since the country’ s independence in 1960.

Mr. Adeleke will take over for Hussaini Adamu, the SCOP to former President Muhammadu Buhari.Continue Reading>>>

In 1967, the brand- new SCOP was created in Ibadan, Nigeria’ s Oyo State. He received his degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ife.

In 1991, he was admitted to the Nigerian Bar, and in 1993, he began working for the foreign service.

He received his diplomatic training at the Nigerian Foreign Service Academy in Lagos, Nigeria, and after graduating in 1994, he worked both at home and overseas in a variety of positions, including those at the offices of the minister of foreign affairs, the minister of state for foreign affairs, and the permanent secretary (MFA).

At the State House Protocol, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, he also assisted three past presidents of Nigeria: President Olusegun Obasanjo (2007), President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua (2007– 2010), and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (2010).

Mr. Adeleke had previously worked in a number of Nigeria’ s diplomatic missions, including those in Beijing, China; Brasilia, Brazil; Warsaw, Poland; London, the United Kingdom; and Dublin, Ireland, where he served as the deputy head of mission.

He held the position of Nigeria’ s ambassador to Ethiopia prior to his appointment.

In a related news: At the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday, a number of nations formally handed President Bola Tinubu greeting cards and letters of support and solidarity.

The special envoys and heads of missions of the various countries gave the president the letters following his inauguration as Nigeria’ s 16th president.

The United Kingdom, United States, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Israel, Cape Verde, Somalia, and Nicaragua are a few of the nations on the list.

Richard Montgomery, the new UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, handed letters from King Charles, Rishi Sunak, and Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, while congratulating Mr. Tinubu.

The US delegation, which was headed by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia L. Fudge, made Mr. Tinubu a courtesy call and spoke with him in formally.

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