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H.E Abiodun R. Adejola

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H.E Abiodun R. Adejola


H.E Ambassador Abiodun R. Adejola joined the  Foreign Service of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on  11th October, 1993. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree  and Master of Science Degree in International  Relations. Similarly, he has participated extensively in  short-term educational and training programmes in  Diplomacy and International Relations at the Foreign  Service Academy in Lagos, Nigeria and at the United Nations in New York,  United States of America, respectively. Prior to his present appointment as  Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, he  was the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of  Nigeria to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Permanent Mission to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic  Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Amb. Adejola is a seasoned-diplomat and multilateralist who rose through  the ranks. He was the best graduating student-officer of the 12th Regular  Course of the Nigerian Foreign Service Academy in 1994. In the course of  his career, he has worked meritoriously in various capacities both at Post  and Headquarters. He has served in two categories of Diplomatic Missions  (Bilateral and Multilateral posts), viz: at the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic  Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the United  Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York and at the High Commission of  Nigeria in London, as well as the Nigerian High Commission in Port of Spain,  Trinidad and Tobago respectively.

Ambassador A. Richards Adejola has a permanent and abiding interests in  multilateral negotiations, disarmament and arms control issues and future  studies.