Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, has named Adeyinka Asekun as a new non-career ambassadorial nominee, it was gathered.

Asekun, a banker will join the list of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees who will be screened by the Senate.

Senate President Bukola Saraki while addressing lawmakers, on Tuesday, announced the fresh addition to the list of nominees already submitted to the Senate.

The addition of Asekun’s name was effected in a letter sent to the Senate by Osinbajo.

The list of original nominees was submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, in January  before leaving Nigeria for the United Kingdom.

Asekun, an indigene of Ogun State is currently the chairman of Wema Bank. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin and bagged an MBA from the California State University, both in the United States. He headed retail banking sections at the United Bank for Africa and the now defunct Oceanic Bank.


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