By Ebriku John Friday
A coalition of non governmental organisations CSOs has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency appoint Amb. Hussaini Coomassie to head the National Orientation Agency for better service delivery especially, in this crucial period where the world is faced by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The group in a message signed by Ibrahim Bulama Gumsuri described Amb. Coomassie as a highly respected personality that is well appreciated by the Nigerian Youth, a Diplomat, Advocate for Social Justice, Immigration expert, Human Right activist, Security Analyst, Renown Politician and Entrepreneur.
Amb Coomassie is currently the Continental Director-General, Advocacy for Good Governance Network Global (AGGN), with offices around the globe. He also sits as the Deputy National Coordinator, North and Diaspora, Buhari Campaign Organisation’s Chairman, Leadership Scorecard Advisory Board, and Managing Director, Little Turkey Investment.
He served the Nigeria Immigration Service between 1987 and 2014. He was appointed UN Ambassador for peace and Social Justice in 2014 and joined active politics in 2015.
Amb. Coomassie is a Member of the Canada Nigeria Community Development Association (CANCODA) and has founded several associations including Nigeria 1st Progressive Forum, Diaspora Stakeholders/Diaspora Parliament, Nigeria Turkish Business Round table to mention a few.
In 2007, he was honoured by the Polish Border Guards, a recognition on Inter-Agency Relations, Warsaw-Poland and the Turkish Defense Services Medal in 2013, President Erdogan of Turkey Award of recognition 2016, just to mention a few.
Amb. Hussaini Coomassie is among the highly recognised personalities across the globe that will be honoured between 9th to 11th of April, 2020 in Dubai, by the IIC University of Technology, Cambodia with Honourary Doctorate degree/International Honours.
He will as well receive Leadership without borders Award by the LWB development centre, Dubai – UAE.
The groups canvassing for his appointment includes; Niger Delta Coalition, Katsina Stakeholders and Nigeria Peoples Parliament.