The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked all the Service Chiefs and replaced them with immediate effect.
This was announced by the Special Adviser to the President on Media she Publicity, Femi Adesina.
He announced through his social media handle that the President has sacked all the Service Chiefs and appointed new hands to take over the security structure of the country.
PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Force. He congratulates outgoing Service Chiefs on efforts to bring enduring peace to the country.
Nigerians had been protesting over the years for the service chiefs to be changed owing to the rising insecurity situation in the country.
See names of the new Service Chiefs below