Benaoyagha Okoyen has assumed duty as Nigeria’s new Consul-General in New York

Benaoyagha Okoyen has assumed duty as Nigeria’s new Consul-General in New York, United States.

He replaced late Tanko Suleiman, who died on Sunday, few days after returning from a completed tour of duty in New York

 

Prior to being appointed Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Okoyen had served as the Protocol Liaison Officer as well as the Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria from 2011 to 2015.

The Consul-General also served as a Protocol Liaison Officer to the Vice President of Nigeria from 2008 to 2010.

Okoyen pledged to ensure improved consular services to Nigerians and other nationals.