UN: Nigeria’s New Permanent Representative presents credentials.

The new Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Vivian Nwunaku Rose Okeke, on Thursday presented her credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During her career, Ms. Okeke has served in various capacities, among them:

Director of the America and Caribbean Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nigeria (since 2015); Director of the Joint Commission, Trade and Investment Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nigeria (2014-2015); Minister (Economic) at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington D.C., United States (2010-2014); Deputy Director of the First United Nations Division, in charge of the First Committee (2008-2010); Special Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joy Ogwu (2006-2008); Head of Chancery, Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York, United States (2002-2006); Special Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dubem Onyia (1998-2001); First Secretary, Embassy of Nigeria in Brussels, Belgium (1993-1998).

She holds a BSc. in International studies from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, as well as an M.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

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