LeadersNews

Buhari rewards sacked service chiefs with ambassadorial appointments

 FirstEdu Loan campaign

In what appears as reward for job well done, President Muhammadu Buhari has, today, February 4, nominated the recently sacked service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate, barely two weeks after relieving them of their duties following public outcry on worsening state of insecurity in the country.

 
Revealing this in a statement this afternoon, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said President Buhari forwarded the names of the Service Chiefs to the Senate for confirmation. The sacked service chiefs include: retired Gen. Abayomi G. Olonisakin The sacked service chiefs include: retired Gen. Abayomi G. Olonisakin , retired Lt.-Gen. Tukur Y. Buratai, retired Vice-Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, retired Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and retired Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman.  Buhari, in a letter to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, said the appointments were in accordance with Section 171 (1), (2) (c) and sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution (as amended), urging the lawmakers to give the nominations expeditious consideration

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button