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.