The Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Yusuf Buba (APC-Adamawa), made the call in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
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Dr Evelyn Ngige, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Head of the Service of the Federation, in a statement in Abuja said the closure was to mark the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
The allegation against the former Ambassador was contained in the 2015 Auditor General of the Federation report submitted to Senate Committee on Public Account.
Sequel to the successful hosting of second Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit in November 2019 and a follow-up Nigeria Saudi Investment Summit that took place in December 2019 respectively, the Nigerians living in Saudi Arabia recently honoured the NIDCOM boss, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, for her exemplary leadership style.
Fatile in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja said Suleiman’s deployment to the ministry followed the retirement of the immediate past Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Olukunle Bamgbose, after 35 years in service.
Senior officials at the embassy told the News Agency of Nigeria that the benefits of the 15 local workers, who were recently laid off, would be paid soon.
The spokesperson of the ministry, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, said this on Wednesday in Abuja at the ministry’s bi-weekly press briefing.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its Acting Spokesperson, Jane Adams, said the assurance was sequel to the military search of the UN premises in Maiduguri, Borno State on August 11
The girls, who arrived the Air Force Base of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos in a Nigerian Air Force plane on Monday evening, were received by a joint operations team comprising officials of NAPTIP, the Military, Police, Department of State Services, Nigeria Immigration Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria and the Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa
She said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs observed the recent developments on withdrawal of membership of the International Criminal Court by some African countries describing the actions as national decisions
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had no control over the number of people from the private sector that attend the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, United States of America.