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Tinubu removes security chiefs, Customs boss, appoints Ribadu, Egbetokun, others

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President Bola Tinubu on Monday carried out a major shake-up of the nation’s security architecture with the immediate retirement of all the service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba.

Also affected are special advisers and the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service.

According to a statement by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, a former Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, Major General Christopher Musa, has replaced General Lucky Irabor as the Chief of Defence Staff.

Similarly,  Major General Taoreed Lagbaja is now the Chief of Army Staff. He replaced Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya.

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Air Vice Marshal H.B Abubakar was appointed as the Chief of Air Staff in place of Air Marshal Oludayo Amao and Rear Admiral E. A Ogalla will take over from Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo as the Chief of Naval Staff.

Buhari appointed Irabor, Amao, Gambo and the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru on January 26, 2021. Attahiru, who died in a plane crash, was replaced by Yahaya who was appointed on May 27, 2021.

Also, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Kayode Egbetokun has been appointed as the acting IG while Major General EPA Undiandeye is the acting Chief of Defence Intelligence.

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