Buhari Holds First Meeting with new Service Chiefs

by on July 14, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, met with the newly appointed service chiefs and the National Security Adviser.
Present at the meeting were Chief of Defence Staff , Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin, Chief of Army Staff, Major-General T.Y. Buratai, Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar.
Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan and National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd.) were also at the meeting.
President Buhari relieved the former service chiefs of their duties on Monday and appointed new Service Chiefs alongside a new National Security Adviser.
The new Service Chiefs will hold their appointments in an acting capacity until confirmed by the Senate.

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