Ignatius Olisemeka

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Nigerian Ambassador to Spain
In office
June 21, 1976 – 1981
Preceded by Adedokun Abiodun Haastrup
Succeeded by Idris B. Mohammed
Nigerian Ambassador to the United States
In office
August 29, 1984 – July 20, 1987
Preceded by Abudu Yesufu Eke
Succeeded by Hamzat Ahmadu
Nigerian Ambassador to Israel
In office
Succeeded by George Obiozor

Ignatius Chukuemeka Olisemeka (born 12 March 1932) is a former politician who served as foreign minister of Nigeria.[1] Ignatius Chukuemeka Olisemeka son of Oba Nduka Olisemeka was born in Kaduna on 12 March, 1932. From 1976 to 1981 he was Ambassador to Madrid with concurrent acreditation to the Holy See. From 1984 to 1987 he was Ambassador to Washington D. C. and High Commissioner to Ottawa. From 1993 to 1998 he was Ambassador to Tel Aviv.


Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Ikimi
Foreign Minister of Nigeria
1998 – 1999
Succeeded by
Sule Lamido