Abuja, Nigeria – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria has officially announced the availability of 24 job vacancies within the African Union (AU).This strategic initiative aims to strengthen the representation of qualified Nigerians within the continental organization, promoting Africa’s goal of inclusivity and sustainable development.

    Ambassador Eche Abu-Obe, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, emphasized the significance of this opportunity.

    “This is a vital step in ensuring that Nigerian professionals have a substantial role in the African Union’s ongoing projects and initiatives. We are confident that our citizens will bring invaluable skills and perspectives to the table.”

    The African Union, comprising 55 member states, is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It operates with a comprehensive framework to address the continent’s developmental challenges. The current recruitment drive is part of ongoing efforts to fulfill its mission of fostering unity and progress across Africa.

    Vacant Positions and Duty Stations

    The Ministry detailed that the vacancies span multiple duty stations, reflecting the diverse geographical footprint of the AU. The positions are available in:

    • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    • Abuja, Nigeria
    • Libreville, Gabon
    • Nairobi, Kenya
    • Lusaka, Zambia

    Application Process

    Interested and qualified Nigerian candidates are encouraged to apply via the AU’s Career Portal. The application process is straightforward, ensuring accessibility for all potential applicants.

    For more information on the application deadlines and specific requirements, candidates should visit http://careers.au.int.

    This recruitment initiative underscores Nigeria’s commitment to contributing to the continental union’s workforce, aligning with broader objectives of regional cooperation and development.

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ announcement highlights a pivotal opportunity for Nigerian professionals to engage directly with the African Union’s mission. By fostering greater participation in the AU, Nigeria continues to demonstrate its leadership and commitment to the collective advancement of the African continent.

    For further details and to apply, visit the African Union Career Portal at http://careers.au.int.