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BREAKING: Senate confirms lrabor, Attahiru, Gambo, Amao as Service Chiefs

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor as Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (Chief of Army Staff), Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, (Chief of Naval Staff), and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao as Chief of Air staff.

Recall that the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, had last week, referred the request by President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the new service chiefs to the Senate Committee on Defence led by Senator Aliyu Wamakko.

The Senate confirmed their appointments both at the committee of the whole and at plenary on Tuesday following the Wamakko report’s consideration

The new service chiefs replaces the former Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.

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