The United Kingdom government has appointed Richard Hugh Montgomery as the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria.
The office of the high commissioner is the UK government’s representative in a Commonwealth nation.
According to the reports, Montgomery will replace Catriona Laing as the UK envoy in Nigeria from April 2023 as announced in a statement on Tuesday.
Montgomery succeeds Laing who has served in the capacity of UK’s representative in Nigeria since 2018.
Montgomery served as the counselor (development) and head of the office, Department for International Development (DFID), Abuja, from 2009-2013.
He holds a Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge, alongside other research-related qualifications from GKW Consult Mannheim and Manchester University.
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