President Muhammadu Buhari has named Dr. Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria’s Ambassador-designate to the USA.
Dr. Emenike who hails from Abia State is currently the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, with concurrent accreditation to Iceland.
This was disclosed by the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi on Tuesday via his official Twitter handle.
Dr. Emenike has two Bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degrees and a Doctorate degree. She also holds a B.Sc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and an LL.B from the University of Reading in the U.K. She also earned a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and another Masters in International Management from Reading University in the UK.
She capped her academic pursuit with a doctorate degree in International Relations, also from the University of Reading in the UK.
Among her published articles include: The Africa We Envisage in 50 Years Time and Europe Needs Africa. She is also the author of the book Africa: The Centre-Piece of Nigeria’s Foreign Policy.
Ambassador Emenike is married to Chief Ikechi Emenike and has four children.
Source: Voice of Nigeria