FG invites Nigerians to apply for African Union job offer

The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on interested and qualified Nigerians to apply for employment opportunities in the African Union.

The Ministry’s spokesperson, Amb. Eche Abu-Obe, made this announcement on Tuesday, May 21 in Abuja.

Ambassador. Eche Abu-Obe said the AU is seeking to fill 24 vacant positions in various locations, including Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Abuja, Nigeria; Libreville, Gabon; Nairobi, Kenya; and Lusaka, Zambia.

It was also mentioned that interested candidates should apply through the Union Careers Portal, available at the following link: http://careers.au.int.

“The Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform qualified Nigerians about the vacancies available in the African Union, a continental union of 55 member states with a strategic framework to meet Africa’s goal of promoting inclusion and sustainable development, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. .

“The African Union (AU) is seeking to recruit qualified candidates for twenty-four (24) vacant positions in duty stations in Addis Ababa – Ethiopia, Abuja – Nigeria, Libreville – Gabon, Nairobi – Kenya and Lusaka – Zambia.

“Interested applicants should apply through the UA Careers Portal, using the following link: http://careers.au.int. Information on deadlines for submitting applications can be obtained on the aforementioned website,” Abu-Obe said.

What you should know

Nigeria’s participation in the African Union (AU) demonstrates its dedication to enhancing collaboration across the continent.

The fact that the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently encouraged Nigerians to take advantage of job opportunities within the union reflects a strategic effort to ensure that Nigerians are well represented in shaping African policies.

This initiative not only supports the AU’s goals of inclusion and sustainable development, but also strengthens Nigeria’s influence and participation in the organization, boosting bilateral and multilateral relations across Africa.

In case you missed it

Early last month, Nairametrics reported that the Federal Ministry of Education also invited Nigerians to apply for the Slovakia National Scholarship Program 2024/2025.

The scholarship is aimed at postgraduate, master’s and doctoral programs.

The scholarship is said to cover living expenses and travel allowances.

The ministry further stated,

“For details on eligibility criteria and scholarship details, qualified and interested Nigerians should visit: www.scholarships.sk.

“The deadline for submitting the online application is the 30thth April. 2024

“For further inquiries regarding the Slovakia scholarship process, please contact 08023297547.”

The Government of the Slovak Republic revealed that it approved the establishment of the National Scholarship Program in 2005 to support the mobility of students, doctoral students, university professors, researchers and artists.

The National Scholarship Program is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic.


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