The President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, on Monday, approved the appointment of new service chiefs.

All Nigeria Latest News reports that this follows the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers, and the Comptroller-General of Customs Service.

This was contained in a statement released by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary-General to the Federation, Willie Bassey.

Below is the list of newly appointed service chiefs and other appointees:

1 Mallam Nuhu Ribadu – National Security Adviser
2 Maj. Gen. C.G Musa – Chief of Defence Staff
3 Maj. T. A Lagbaja – Chief of Army Staff
4 Rear Admirral E. A Ogalla – Chief of Naval Staff
5 AVM H.B Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff
6 DIG Kayode Egbetokun – Acting Inspector-General of Police
7 Maj. Gen. EPA Undiandeye – Chief of Defense Intelligence

Mr President has also approved the following appointments:

1 Col. Adebisi Onasanya – Brigade of Guards Commander
2 Lt. Col. Moshood Abiodun – Yusuf 7 Guards Battalion, Asokoro, Abuja
3 Lt. Col. Auwalu Baba Inuwa – 177, Guards Battalion, Keffi, Nasarawa State
4 Lt. Col. Mohammed J. Abdulkarim – 102 Guards Battalion, Suleja, Niger
5 Lt. Col. Olumide A. Akingbesote – 176 Guards Battalion, Gwagwalada, Abuja

Similarly, Tinubu approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa as follows:

1 Maj. Isa Farouk Audu – (N/14695) Commanding Officer State House Artillery
2 Capt. Kazeem Olalekan Sunmonu (N/16183) – Second-in-Command, State House Artillery
3 Maj. Kamaru Koyejo Hamzat (N/14656) – Commanding Officer, State House Military Intelligence
4 Maj. TS Adeola (N/12860) – Commanding Officer, State House Armament
5 Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578) – Second-in-Command, State House Armament

He also approved the appointments of two additional Special Advisers, and two Senior Assistants, namely:

1 Hadiza Bala Usman Special Adviser, Policy Coordination
2 Hannatu Musa Musawa – Special Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy
3 Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel – Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (Senate)
4 Hon. (Barr) Olarewaju Kunle – Ibrahim Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)

Tinubu also approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Acting Comptroller General of Customs.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *