Dr. Uzoma Emenike has been named by President Buhari as Nigeria’s ambassador-designate to the US making her the primary feminine ambassador to carry the place.
Her appointment comes after the loss of life of the previous ambassador Justice Nsofor who died at age 85 in December 2020.
Earlier than her new appointment, she presently serves as Nigeria’s ambassador to Eire with concurrent accreditation to Iceland.
Nevertheless, together with her new position, she will likely be changed by Obiezu Chinyerem on the embassy in Dublin.
Listed below are some information about her.
1.Emenike obtained her training each regionally and abroad. She can also be a recipient of two bachelor’s levels, two grasp’s levels, and a doctorate.
2.Emenike, an indigene of Abia State holds a B.Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology from the College of Maiduguri, and an LL.B. from the College of Studying within the UK.
3.She additionally earned a grasp’s diploma in Worldwide Regulation and Diplomacy from the College of Lagos (UNILAG) and one other grasp’s in Worldwide Administration from the College of Studying.
4.Emenike capped her educational pursuit with a doctorate in Worldwide Relations, additionally from the College of Studying.
5. The 55-year-old joined the nation’s international service over 30 years in the past.
6.She first served within the Protocol Division and Africa Division of the Ministry of Overseas Affairs.
7.Subsequently, she was posted to the Nigerian Embassy in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire in 1992, the place she served for six years.
8.She was deployed to different departments of the Ministry, throughout which she represented Nigeria in quite a few bilateral and multilateral missions, each at residence and overseas upon her return to headquarters in Nigeria.
9.Dr. Emenike left the Overseas Service for the non-public sector in 2002 the place, amongst others, she labored as a Administration Guide.
10.She is married to Ikechi Emenike, Buhari’s ally, and the union is blessed with 4 kids.