Don, others applaud Buhari on appointment of new service chiefs


Some residents of Nsukka town in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of new service chiefs.
Residents in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Wednesday, said that Tuesday’s appointment by the president would bring new initiative in the fight against insecurity.
Prof. Aloysius Okolie, Department of Political Science , University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN), said the appointment of new service chiefs was a welcome development.




Okolie who is the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences in UNN, said the new appointment would help to bring new ideas in the fight against Boko Haram, armed banditry, kidnapping and other violent crimes.
” The appointment of new service chiefs by Buhari to replace those that are there since 2015 is a welcome development, that will inject new blood in the fight against insecurity.’’
The don, advised the newly appointed service chiefs to see the entire country as their constituency in the discharge of their duties if they want to succeed.
“They must be selfless, patriotic and give everybody fair treatment irrespective of tribe, language, religion or political affiliations.
” They must be dedicated to duty in order to change the narrative on the present worsening security situation in the country, as all eyes are on them,” he said.



Mr Fabian Onah, Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nsukka LGA, commended Buhari for listening to calls by many Nigerians to appoint new service chiefs.
“It has been long the Senate and House of Representatives passed series of motions urging Mr President to sack the former service chiefs and appoint new ones because of rising insecurity in the country.
” Many Nigerians also added their voices for change of service chiefs appointed since 2015 as a way of re-jigging the security architecture in the country.
“I am happy that, at last the president has listened to the voice of Nigerians by doing the needful on Tuesday,” he said





Mr Joseph Ugwuoke, the caretaker Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nsukka LGA, said Buhari by the appointment of the new service chiefs had once again shown that he is sensitive to the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians.





” The appointment of new service chiefs by Buhari on Tuesday shows that Mr President is a leader that listens to wishes and aspirations of Nigerians,” he said.
Ugwuoke urged the newly appointed service chiefs to put in their best in order to reduce the level of insecurity in the country.(NAN)