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Profile of Nigeria’s new Service Chiefs

The profile of Service Chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari has been revealed.

Buhari had on Tuesday authorized the resignation of the outgoing Service Chiefs.

The president counseled them, whereas accepting their quick resignation and retirement from service.

Buhari had applauded the quick previous Service Chiefs for his or her achievements in guaranteeing peace in Nigeria.

Following their resignation, the president instantly appointed Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Military, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Pressure.

Beneath is the profile of among the new Service Chiefs.

Main Gen Ibrahim Attahiru

Main Common Ibrahim Attahiru is the most recent Chief of Military Workers.

Attahiru who changed retired Maj. Gen. Tukur Buratai was born on August 10, 1966 and hails from Kaduna State.

Previous to his appointment, Attahiru with Pressure quantity 8406 was the pinnacle of the 82 Division of the Nigerian Military.

In Might 2017, the brand new COAS was appointed to steer the struggle in opposition to Boko Haram within the Northeast however was later changed with Common Nicholas Rogers.

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Attahiru was redeployed by the then Chief of Military Workers, Lieutenant Common Tukur Buratai after giving him a deadline in July to ship Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau lifeless or alive inside 40 days which he couldn’t ship.

The Chief of Air Workers, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao

Previous to his appointment as Chief of Air Workers, Amao was the Commandant Armed Forces Resettlement Centre in Lagos State.

Amao was born on 14 September 1965 at Enugu however hails from Osogbo Native Authorities Space of Osun State.

The brand new Chief of Air Workers was enlisted into the Nigerian Air Pressure, NAF, on January 19, 1984 as a member of the 35 Common Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

Amao beforehand served as Trainee/Squadron Pilot, NAF Unit 99 ACTG Kainji (1993-2004), Teacher Pilot/Squadron Pilot, 301 FTS Kaduna (2004-2007), Air Help to Chief of Air Workers, Deputy Defence Adviser, Nigerian Excessive Fee London, Assistant Director of Operation Defence Headquarters, Director of Coverage and Plans, Nigerian Air Pressure.

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The senior officer has attended a number of army programs which embody: Junior Division Course at Armed Forces Command Workers School (AFCSC) Jaji; Senior Division Course at Defence Providers Workers School India; Defence Course at Nationwide Defence College China, Plane Accident Investigation in Civil Airline at NCAT Zaria and Plane Accident Investigation Course at Karachi, Pakistan.

The Chief of Naval Workers, Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo

Previous to his appointment by Buhari, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo was the Director of Procurement on the Defence House Administration.

Gambo was born on April 22, 1966 and hails from Nasarawa Native Authorities Space of Kano State.

The brand new Chief of Naval Workers obtained enlisted into the Nigerian Navy on September 24, 1984 as a member of Common Course 36 and was commissioned Sub-Lieutenant on September 24, 1988.

Gambo is an underwater Warfare specialist with a subspecialisation in Intelligence.

He additionally attended a number of army programs which embody, Sub-Technical course and Officers Lengthy course each at NNS QUORRA. He additionally attended Junior Division 48/89 and Senior Course 26 each at AFCSC Jaji.

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He additionally attended the Nationwide Defence Course on the South African Nationwide Defence School.

Chief of Defence Workers, Maj. Gen. Leo Irabor

Maj. Gen Leo Irabor is the most recent Chief of Defence Workers and a member of the Common Course 39 of the Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA.

Irabor, a skilled engineer, was the Commander of Military’s Coaching and Doctrine Command, TRADOC, with headquarters in Minna, Niger State.

The brand new Chief of Defence Workers, Main Common Leo Irabor, was born on October 5, 1965. He hails from Ika South of Delta State.

TRADOC is a research-oriented formation within the Nigerian Military charged with doctrinal coaching and fight growth, supervising coaching facilities.

He additionally served because the Chief of Coaching and Operations (CTOP) Defence Headquarters.

Irabor as soon as served because the theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole and headed the MultiNational Joint Process Pressure (MNJTF) because the Area Commander.

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