BREAKING: Buhari extends tenure of defence, service chiefs




President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Air Staff and the Chief of Naval Staff.

The approval was confirmed by the Minister of Defence, Mr Mansur Dan-Ali who noted in a statement by his Public Relations Officer, ColonelTukur Gusau, on Monday that the President extended thetenures “having carefully reviewed the ongoing militaryoperations across the country.”

The statement, which did not specify the duration of extension,means that the CDS, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, the army chief, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai, the air chief, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar,and the naval chief, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, will continue inoffice.

Details later…

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