EXPLAINER: How Bukola Saraki lost his appointment as the Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission

EXPLAINER: How Bukola Saraki lost his appointment as the Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission

Weeks after news report on his appointment as the Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Senate President, Bukola Saraki has lost the position.


According to Daily Post report, Mr Saraki was not forthcoming which forced the organisation to withdraw his appointment.

Friday Sani leading the group in Nigeria in a letter said despite the fact that Mr Saraki had been put on prior notice by the Nigerian Central Office and Africa of IHRC , he still did not do the needful.

“In view of recent event towards perfection of the intended decoration and the overall interest of the organization in Africa and the world, we hereby withdraw your nomination as Ambassador-at-large.”

Meanwhile, the senate president close ally said: “We are still in the process of vetting the organization. We refuse to be rushed into anything and if the people have decided to take away the nomination, so be it”.

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