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END OF AN ERA : Buhari Sacks All Four Service Chiefs



END OF AN ERA : Buhari Sacks All Four Service Chiefs

The four Service Chiefs who began with President Muhammadu Buhari, have been retired .

NEWS MAIL NG reports that Femi Adesina Buhari’s Special Adviser On Media announced the end of their era on Twitter. 

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.

While the new Service Chiefs are he new Service Chiefs 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.

Adesina wrote, “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.”


President Muhammadu Buhari urged the new Service Chiefs to “be loyal and dedicated in the discharge of their responsibilities”.

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