After months of anxiety and sustained media speculation, President Goodluck Jonathan has named new service chiefs today.News of appointment was broken to most Nigerians through the twitter handle of the presidential spokesman Reuben Abati @abat11990.
He added that “Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral D. J. Ezeoba, Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall A. S. Badeh. Chief of Army Staff retains position.”
See the tweets below:
Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral D. J. Ezeoba, Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall A. S. Badeh. Chief of Army Staff retains position.
President Jonathan has appointed new Chief of Defence Staff and service chiefs for d armed forces. Vice Admiral O. S. Ibrahim is new CDS.
These new service chiefs will mount the saddle at a period of serious security challenges.Apart from the lingering Boko Haram crisis , there is the endless case of kidnappings and also mindless,inexplicable killing of students in various institutions.The military too has been part of the security task forces helping to tackle the internal security challenges.