Senate Confirms Appointments Of Service Chiefs

Service Chiefs ScreeningThe Senate has confirmed the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari.
They are Maj-Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin, Chief of Defence Staff; Maj-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, Chief of Naval Staff and Air Vice-Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff.
After hours of screening the top military officials on Tuesday, the senate formally confirmed their appointments.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, urged them to tackle Boko Haram, insurgency and oil theft in the country.
The House has yet to announce its own decision.


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