Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, has accused the federal government of treating the embassies abroad with lack of seriousness.
Sani said this when the ministry of foreign affairs appeared before the committee to defend its budget.
He said many of the nation’s embassies abroad were in a sorry state, lamenting over how the poor condition of the toilet in Nigerian mission in Moscow, Russia.
“No responsible nation that has clear cut development- driven and visionary foreign policy will deliberately under-fund her foreign missions,” the senator said.
“For the past four years this committee has been over-sighting this ministry in terms of budgetary appropriations and other assistance, no significance progress can be said to have been made .
“Most of our missions are in sorry
source : StateReporters News