SEE FULL LIST: Newly Appointed Service Chiefs, Others


SEE FULL LIST: Newly Appointed Service Chiefs, Others

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

Subsequently, Tinubu appoints new service chiefs.

This was contained in a statement released by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary-General to the Federation, Willie Bassey,

Below is the list of newly appointed service chiefs and other appointees:

1 Mallam 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 Admirral 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

Mr President 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

Similarly, Tinubu approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa 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. TS Adeola (N/12860) – Commanding Officer, State House Armament
5 Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578) – Second-in-Command, State House Armament

He also 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)

Tinubu also approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Acting Comptroller General of Customs.