Buhari sacks service chiefs


President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the service chiefs in the country with immediate effect.

Special Adviser On Media and Publicity To President, Femi Adesina, who made this known in a tweet on Tuesday added that appointed new hands to take over the batons of piloting the security affairs of the country.

Adesina wrote, “PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Force.

“He congratulates outgoing Service Chiefs on efforts to bring enduring peace to the country.”

The President’s move comes after several demands by Nigerians that he replace the service chiefs over the security challenges confronting the nation in recent times.