Abam, Career Diplomat, is Nigeria’s Ambassador to Italy

Abam, Career Diplomat, is Nigeria’s Ambassador to Italy

January 22
15:45 2021

A career diplomat, His Excellency, Mr. Mfawa O. Abam has been posted to Italy as Nigeria’s new Ambassador.

He is among the new set of envoys appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, this week, to represent Nigeria in the different embassies and foreign missions.

Abam who started his diplomatic career in 1993 as a Third Secretary in the Nigerian Foreign Service Academy, Lagos has had a consistent career spanning over twenty eight years.

Among the strategic positions he has held are Protocol Officer in the Office of the Chief of General Staff(the Vice President), 1996-1998; Third Secretary, Embassy of Nigeria,Cotonou,Republic of Benin(On Attachment)-1998-2000; Personal Assistant to the Special Presidential Envoy on Conflict Resolutions and Ecowas Special Representative on Côte d’Ivoire and the Mano River Union, 2000-2003; Counselor/Head of Chancery, Embassy of Nigeria, Tel Aviv,Israel, 2003-2007; Chief Protocol Officer to the wife of the Vice President, 2007 – 2009; Chief Protocol Officer to the wife of the Acting President, 2009 – 2010; Director of Protocol to the First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2010-2015; Assistant Director, First United Nations Division, International Organisations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, 2013; Deputy Director (Appointments, Promotions, Establishment and Discipline Division), 2015 – 2016; Minister/Head of Chancery, Embassy of Nigeria, Washington DC, United States of America 2016-2018; Minister/Head of Political Department, Embassy of Nigeria, Washington DC, United States of America, 2018-2019; Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2019-2020.

Abam who attended the University of Calabar, the University of Dakar(Institute de Français pour Etudiants Etrangere), and the Nigerian Foreign Service Academy, Lagos is married to Ifeoma Abam, and they have three children.

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4 Comments

  1. Koms
    Koms January 22, 19:44

    Your Excellency, Ambassador Mfawa Omini Abam, Congratulations.

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  2. Koms Abam
    Koms Abam January 22, 19:49

    Your Excellency, Ambassador Mfawa Omini Abam, Congratulations.

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  3. Joey
    Joey January 24, 01:26

    Congratulations

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  4. Arikpo Arikpo
    Arikpo Arikpo January 25, 06:51

    At a time like this when we seek direction at all fronts, having some one like Abam appointed to such a prestigious position is soul lifting for both the State and the community. We wish more exploits along his chosen field. Congratulations Mr. Abam.

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