President Bola Tinubu has issued an order for the return of Nigeria’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom, Sarafa Isola.
This directive was communicated through a letter dated August 31, signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar. The letter stated:
“I have the honour to notify you of Mr. President’s decision to recall you, signalling the end of your tenure as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Kingdom.
“By this communication, you are now expected to commence the process of winding down your affairs, and take formal leave of your host government within sixty days and to return to Nigeria by 31 October, 2023 at the latest.”
Tuggar expressed appreciation for the ambassador’s service and extended his best wishes for success in his upcoming pursuits.