BREAKING: Meet Buhari’s New Service Chiefs (Photos)

AREWA AGENDA- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new Service Chiefs, following the immediate resignation and retirement of the outgoing Service Chiefs from service.

This is contained in a statement on Tuesday by a presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina.

Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff

According to him, the outgoing service chiefs are: Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.

Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff

President Buhari thanked the outgoing Service Chiefs for what he calls their “overwhelming achievements in our efforts at bringing enduring peace to our dear country,” wishing them well in their future endeavours.

Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff

The new Service Chiefs, according to the statement, are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff.

Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff

The President congratulated the new Service Chiefs, urging them to be loyal and dedicated in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Details later…

By Emergency Digest

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