…By Jack Sylva for TDPel Media.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu wasted no time in exercising his authority after being sworn into power.
Former President Muhammadu Buhari officially handed over the reins to Tinubu at the Eagles Square in Abuja earlier today.
Within hours of his inauguration, President Tinubu approved the appointment of Victor Adekunle Adeleke as his State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).
Appointment of Victor Adekunle Adeleke:
Victor Adekunle Adeleke, hailing from Oyo State, assumed his role as the newly appointed SCOP today.
With a remarkable career as a diplomat and lawyer, Adeleke has gained recognition among his colleagues.
Having joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1993, he steadily advanced through the ranks, serving in various overseas missions and the Headquarters, including the State House.
Adeleke’s appointment is seen as well-deserved, as he takes over from Ambassador Lawal Kazuare.
A Prominent Career in Foreign Service:
Ambassador Adeleke brings with him an impressive track record as a career Foreign Service Officer, and it is anticipated that he will bring a fresh perspective to diplomatic protocol in the Villa.
Notably, he previously served as Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and Ambassador to Ethiopia, where he distinguished himself and represented the country with great credit and honor.
Background and Education:
Born in Ibadan, Oyo State, in 1967, Ambassador Adeleke completed his Bachelor of Laws degree with Honors at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-Ife in June 1990.
Subsequently, he underwent professional training at the Nigerian Law School in Victoria Island, Lagos, to become a Barrister and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1991, fulfilling all the requirements stipulated by law.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu wasted no time in making his mark as the newly inaugurated President by appointing Victor Adekunle Adeleke as his State Chief of Protocol.
With an illustrious career in the Nigerian Foreign Service and a strong background in law, Ambassador Adeleke brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
The expectations are high, and it is anticipated that he will revolutionize diplomatic protocol within the Villa.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn