President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, (retd) and other service chiefs.
“The President has relieved the service chiefs, including the heads of the army, air force and navy of their appointments,” Femi Adesina told newsmen, adding that replacements would be announced soon.
The sacked chiefs are; Alex Badeh, Chief of Defence staff; Usman Jibrin, Chief of Naval Staff, Kenneth Minimah, Chief of Army Staff and Adesola Amosu, Chief of Air Staff.
He replaced the country’s Service Chiefs with new ones including:
Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff;
Major-General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff
Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff
Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff
Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan – Chief of Defence Intelligence
Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd.) – National Security Adviser