There was mild drama today at the Senate as two ambassadorial nominees could not recite the national anthem and the pledge correctly during the Senate screening exercise, Daily Trust reports
When the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, asked the nominee from Anambra State Vivian Nwunaku Okeke to recite the national anthem, she mixed it up.
Also, when she asked Ibrahim Isa, the nominee from Niger state to recite the National Pledge , he mixed it up too.
A member of the committee, Senator James Manager (PDP, Delta South) corrected the nominees.
The screening of the 47 career foreign service officers submitted for consideration as Ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari is still ongoing.