Abuja - The Federal Government has suspended the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Danjuma Sheni, over the unauthorized recall of the Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa, Vanguard reports.
It was gathered that the President ordered the suspension of the Permanent Secretary Monday Morning and was directed to clarify why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for embarrassing the Nigerian government.
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It is the second time since the appointment of the permanent Secretary, Ambassador Sheni that the Nigerian government would be brought to diplomatic ridicule over poor handling of diplomatic affairs.
It would be recalled that the Ministry had claimed that President Goodluck Jonathan spoke with the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI on phone, a claim that was denied by the Moroccoan government.
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