Confirm New Service Chiefs – Buhari Begs Senate

February 9, 2021
5 Views

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the Senate to confirm the new Service Chiefs as ambassadors.

Buhari’s appeal was contained in a letter sent to the Senate and was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan.

A statement by Lawan’s spokesman, Ezrel Tabiowo said the letter was dated January 27, 2021.

According to Tabiowo: “The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs.

“The request which was contained in a letter dated 27th January 2021, was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday. ”

The letter reads: “In compliance with the provisions of Section 18(1) of the Armed Forces Act. Cap A20 Laws the Federation of Nigeria 2004, I hereby forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the under listed officer as the Chief of Defence Staff and Services Chiefs of the Armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The appointees for confirmation are Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor – Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru – Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo – Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao – Chief of Air staff.

They are to replace the former 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.

You may be interested

Heartbreaking: NAF Crash Victims Finally Buried Amidst Tears
News
1 views
News
1 views

Heartbreaking: NAF Crash Victims Finally Buried Amidst Tears

Webby - February 25, 2021

According to The Nation, the remains of Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama, the brave pilot who averted a near disaster in…

Kanye West Reportedly Tried To Sell Jewellery He Bought For Kim Kardashian Days Before She Filed For Divorce
News
5 views
News
5 views

Kanye West Reportedly Tried To Sell Jewellery He Bought For Kim Kardashian Days Before She Filed For Divorce

Webby - February 25, 2021

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Controverisial rapper, Kanye West reportedly tried to sell some of the jewellery he bought for Kim…

“Love You Dad” – Wizkid’s Son, Boluwatife Says as He Shares Photos of Them Having Fun
News
2 views
News
2 views

“Love You Dad” – Wizkid’s Son, Boluwatife Says as He Shares Photos of Them Having Fun

Webby - February 25, 2021

Nigerian musician, Wizkid has been called a doting dad by fans after he was spotted spending quality time with his…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.