Buhari extends tenure of CDS, service chiefs

By Ted Peters on 18/12/2017

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President  Muhammad Buhari
President Muhammad Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the extension of tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, and the service chiefs.

The president also approved the extension of service of the Chief Of Army Staff(COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai,  Chief of Naval staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar.

A statement from the office of Defense Minister said:  “Commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) having carefully reviewed the on-going military operations across the nation and the efforts of the Chief of Defence staff and the Service chiefs in the counter insurgency operations in the North East coupled with the security situation of the Niger Delta regionhas graciously approved the extension of tenure of service of General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, the Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai Chief of Army Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-EteIkwe Ibas, the Chief of Naval staff and theChief of Air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar."

Public Relations Officer to the Minister of Defence, Colonel Tukur Gusau, who made this known in a statement, the extension is in pursuant of the powers conferred on the President and Commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by section 218 (1) and (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and section 09.06 of the Harmonised Terms and Conditions for Service for officers (2012) Revised.

Gusau, in the statement made available to newsmen, said “ The President and Commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), having carefully reviewed the on-going military operations across the nation and the efforts of the Chief of Defence staff and the Service chiefs in the counter insurgency operations in the North East coupled with the security situation of the Niger Delta regionhas graciously approved the extension of tenure of service of General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, the Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai Chief of Army Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ewe Ibas, the Chief of Naval staff and Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, theChief of Air staff.

“This extension is pursuant of the powers conferred on the President and Commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by section 218 (1) and (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and section 09.06 of the Harmonised Terms and Conditions for Service for officers (2012) Revised.

Posted 18/12/2017 5:56:48 PM

 

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