SENATE CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF SERVICE CHIEFS

1. Report of the Committee on Defence

Confirmation of the Nomination for Appointment as Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs for the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by Senator Aliyu Wamakko

The nomination of Maj. General Lucky Eluonye Onyenucheya Irabor is CONFIRMED as Chief of Defence Staff

The nomination of Maj. General Ibrahim Attahiru is CONFIRMED as Chief of Army Staff

The nomination of Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo is CONFIRMED as Chief of Naval Staff

The nomination of Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao is CONFIRMED as Chief of Air Staff.

“Congratulations to them. There was so much calls for the replacement of the former service chiefs and the President did that.” – @DrAhmadLawan

“Let me take this opportunity to thank the former Service Chiefs for doing their best and also advise the new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs that Nigerians expect so much from them.” – @DrAhmadLawan

“We are in a very serious situation. The security situation must be improved and the buck is now going to stop on their table as far as operations are concerned. We in the Senate will continue to support our Armed Forces in whatever way is possible.” – @DrAhmadLawan

“We expect our Armed Forces to take the fight to the insurgents and bandits. There must be inter-agency and cooperation, the Army, the Air Force must coordinate their activities.” – @DrAhmadLawan

“With this, I wish them all the success and we promise them and indeed Nigerians that we will support them in whatever way that its possible.” – @DrAhmadLawan

The Nigerian Senate

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