President Jonathan Approves The Appointment Of New Service Chiefs

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday approved the appointment of new service chiefs for the Armed Forces.

According to a statement signed by the president’s Special Adviser on Media, Dr Reuben Abati, the newly appointed chiefs include the Vice Admiral O.S. Ibrahim (Kwara) for Chief of Defence Staff; Rear Admiral D.J. Ezeoba (Delta) as Chief of Naval Staff; and  Air Vice Marshall A.S. Badeh (Adamawa)  as Chief of Air Staff.

The incumbent Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. O.A. Ihejirika (Abia) retained his position.

President Jonathan thanked the outgoing service chiefs for their meritorious and commendable service to the nation and wishes them well in their future endeavours.



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