Home / Crime / Buhari makes New Appointment as Service Chiefs Resigns
PIC.1. FROM LEFT: CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF, AIR-MARSHAL SADIQUE ABUBARKAR; CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, GEN. ABAYOMI GABRIEL OLONISAKIN; VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO; PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI; CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, LT-GEN. TUKUR BURATAI AND CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, VICE-ADMIRAL IBOK ETE EKWE IBAS, AT THE DECORATION OF SERVICE CHIEFS AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA ON THURSDAY (13/8/15). 5926/13/8/2015/ICE/CH/NAN

Buhari makes New Appointment as Service Chiefs Resigns

By Oyedunmola Olakunle

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service.


The service chiefs who resigned includes, 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 lauded the outgoing Service Chiefs for what he described Cline’s’s as their “overwhelming achievements in our efforts at bringing enduring peace to our dear country,” wishing them well in their future endeavours.


The 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.


The President congratulates the new Service Chiefs, and urges them to be loyal and dedicated in the discharge of their responsibilities.

About Campus Focus

Campus Focus

Check Also

Kagara Students, Teachers yet to be Released – Niger State Govt.

Kagara Students yet to be Released – Niger State Govt.By Daniel Ayantoye The Niger State …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *