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Tinubu appoints new Security Service Chiefs, CG of Customs, advisers, others

Photo Collage of Some of the New Appointees Credit: The Nation

*President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, approves the retirement of all Service Chiefs and Inspector-General of  Police, Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements, in acting capacities, with immediate effect

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of  Police, Special Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service, as well as their replacements with immediate effect.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR

ConsumerConnect reports Mr. Willie Bassey, Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), who disclosed these developments Monday, June 19, 2023, noted the newly appointed Officers  are as follows:

  1. Malam Nuhu Ribadu, National Security Adviser
  2. Maj. Gen. C.G Musa, Chief of Defence Staff
  3. Maj. T. A Lagbaja Chief of Army Staff
  4. Rear Admiral E. A Ogalla, Chief of Naval Staff

5 AVM H.B Abubakar Chief of Air Staff

6 DIG Kayode Egbetokun,  Acting Inspector-General of Police

7 Maj. Gen. EPA Undiandeye, Chief of Defense Intelligence.

Tinubu has also approved the following appointments:

1 Col. Adebisi Onasanya, Brigade of Guards Commander

2 Lt. Col. Moshood Abiodun Yusuf,  7 Guards Battalion, Asokoro, Abuja

3 Lt. Col. Auwalu Baba Inuwa, 177, Guards Battalion, Keffi, Nasarawa State

4 Lt. Col. Mohammed J. Abdulkarim, 102 Guards Battalion, Suleja, Niger

5 Lt. Col. Olumide A. Akingbesote, 176 Guards Battalion, Gwagwalada, Abuja

Likewise, the President has approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, FCT, as follows:

1 Maj.  Isa Farouk Audu

(N/14695), Commanding Officer State House Artillery

2 Capt. Kazeem Olalekan Sunmonu (N/16183), Second-in-Command, State House Artillery

3 Maj. Kamaru Koyejo Hamzat (N/14656), Commanding Officer, State House Military Intelligence

4 Maj. T.S. Adeola (N/12860), Commanding Officer, State House Armament

5 Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578), Second-in- Command, State House Armament

President Tinubu further approved the appointments of two additional Special Advisers, and two Senior Assistants, namely:

1 Hadiza Bala Usman Special Adviser, Policy Coordination

2 Hannatu  Musa Musawa Special Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy

3 Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel, Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters  (Senate)

4 Hon. (Barr) Olarewaju Kunle Ibrahim, Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)

Finally, the President has approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Ag. Comptroller-General of Customs, stated Bassey.

According to the Director of Information in the Office of the SGF, it is to be noted that the appointed Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, and the Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service “are to act in their positions, pending their confirmation in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

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