Newly-appointed service chiefs to resume today, July 16

The new chiefs were appointed on Monday, July 13, 2015, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The newly appointed Chiefs

Nigeria’s newly-appointed service chiefs will resume work today, July 15, 2015, according to reports.

The new chiefs were appointed on Monday, July 13, 2015, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

They are: Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin; Chief of Army Staff, Maj.Gen. T.Y. Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar; and Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan.

The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman has confirmed to Vanguard that the outgoing Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah, will hand over to Buratai, a Borno State indigene, today.

It is said to be the tradition in the military for all the service chiefs and the Chief of Defence Staff to assume office the same day.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Hafsat Abiola praises Aregbesola for his role in immortalising MKO

Mikel Obi has promised to support Gov Bello's bid for the presidency

President Buhari greets Gen Abubakar at 79

Army urges Boko Haram terrorists to surrender, says nobody is happy that people are dying

Asari Dokubo says Nnamdi Kanu is a criminal and conman

Tambuwal says PDP Governors determined to rescue Nigeria

BUK threatens to deal decisively with students if they protest their colleague's death

COVID-19: NCDC records lowest infection figure in more than 1 year

Okowa says justice, equity, fairness panacea for Nigeria's unity