BREAKING: President Buhari Appoints New Service Chiefs, Leo Irabor Chief of Defense Staff

BREAKING: President Buhari Appoints New Service Chiefs, Leo Irabor Chief of Defense Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service.

Those involved are the 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.

President Buhari thanks 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.

The new Service Chiefs are:

1. Major-General Lucky E. O. Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff;
2. Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff;
3. Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and
4. Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, Chief of Air Staff.

The President congratulates the new Service Chiefs and urges them to be loyal and dedicated in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Femi Adesina

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