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Meet the new Service Chiefs (Photos)



President Buhari this afternoon sacked Nigeria’s service chiefs he appointed in 2015 and has appointed fresh hands.

Photos of the new service chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari have been released.

The appointment of the new service chiefs was made public in a statement on Tuesday by a presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina.

According to him, 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.

President Buhari thanked 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.