President Muhammadu Buhari has finally appointed new service chiefs.
Special Adviser On Media and Publicity To President, Femi Adesina, revealed this in a tweet on Tuesday.
“PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Force.
“He congratulates outgoing Service Chiefs on efforts to bring enduring peace to the country,” Adesina wrote.
The new service chiefs replace General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant general
Tukur Yusuf Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, Air Marshal
Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff, and Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of Navy Staff. The men faced criticisms over the handling of the security situation in the country, and there were strident calls from notable Nigerians for them to be relieved of their jobs.