Tinubu appoints new service chiefs, police and customs head

President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, Comptroller-General of Customs.

New replacements have also been made with immediate effect.

The newly appointed officers are:
Mallam Nuhu Ribadu National Security Adviser; Maj. Gen. C.G Musa Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. Gen. T. A. Lagbaja Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral E. A. Ogalla Chief of Naval Staff and AVM H.B  Abubakar Chief of Air Staff.

Also appointment are DIG Kayode Egbetokun Acting Inspector-General of Police; Maj. Gen. EPA Undiandeye as Chief of Defense Intelligence

President Tinubu also appointed Col. Adebisi Onasanya as Commander, Brigade of Guards; Lt. Col. Moshood Abiodun Yusuf to head 7 Guards Battalion, Abuja; Lt. Col. Auwalu Baba Inuwa 177, Guards Battalion, Keffi;  Lt. Col. Mohammed J. Abdulkarim, 102 Guards Battalion, Suleja, and Lt. Col. Olumide A. Akingbesote, 176 Guards Battalion, Gwagwalada.

Similarly, the President has approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa as follows:
Maj. Isa Farouk Audu
(N/14695) Commanding Officer State House Artillery; Capt. Kazeem Olalekan Sunmonu (N/16183) Second-in-Command, State House Artillery; Maj. Kamaru Koyejo Hamzat (N/14656) Commanding Officer, State House Military Intelligence; Maj. TS Adeola (N/12860) Commanding Officer, State House Armament and Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578) Second-in- Command, State House Armament.

President also appointed Hadiza Bala Usman,Special Adviser, Policy Coordination and Hannatu Musa Musawa, Special Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy.

Also on board  are Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel as Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (Senate) and Hon.  Olarewaju Kunle Ibrahim as Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives).

The President has approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Ag. Comptroller General of Customs.

The new  Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and the Comptroller General of Customs will face Senate screening and confirmation soon.



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