Nigeria’s President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appointed new Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and Comptroller-General of Customs
He also approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers and Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect.
The newly appointed Officers are; Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, National Security Adviser, Major General Chris Musa, Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Taoreed Abiodun Lagbaja Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admiral E. A Ogalla, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Vice Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff and DIG Kayode Egbetokun, Acting Inspector-General of Police as well as Major General EPA Undiandeye Chief of Defence Intelligence.
The new Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Chris Musa
The new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Taoreed Abiodun Lagbaja, former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna
The new Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar
DIG Kayode Egbetokun, Acting Inspector-General of Police
The President has also approved the appointments of Hadiza Bala Usman as Special Adviser, Policy Coordination Hannatu Musa Musawa as Special Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy, Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel, Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (Senate) as well as Olarewaju Kunle Ibrahim as the Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives).
The President equally approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Acting Comptroller General of Customs.