Ex-Plateau Deputy Gov. Pauline Tallen, rejects ambassadorial job over husband’s sickness

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Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Pauline Tallen, has rejected her nomination for ambassador by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Pauline Tallen was one of the 46 ambassadorial nominees President Buhari forwarded their names to the senate last week for confirmation.

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But she announced her rejection of the nomination in a post on her Facebook handle:

The post: “I am fully committed to nation building and completely loyal to the Federal Republic of Nigeria as well as its leaders. I count myself privileged to serve our dear country as an ambassador of change.

“However, family comes first and as such my decision is borne out of the love for my ailing husband who needs the support of his family. God bless Nigeria.

“I appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for counting me worthy to serve Nigeria in the capacity of an ambassador. However, I have to let it go to attend to my ailing husband. It is a hard decision to take, but I have to, because my husband is my primary responsibility as a woman.”

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