– Appoints Nuhu Ribadu, National Security Adviser
June 19 (Newshour.com.ng) – To consolidate his administration, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sacked all Service Chiefs, Advisers, Comptroller of Custom and Inspector General of Police., as well as their immediate replacement.
The new appointment are as follows; Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. C.G Musa Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen. T. A Lagbaja Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admirral E. A Ogalla Chief of Naval Staff, AVM H.B Abubakar Chief of Air Staff, DIG Kayode Egbetokun Acting Inspector-General of Police, Maj. Gen. EPA Undiandeye Chief of Defense Intelligence
He also approved the following appointments of Col. Adebisi Onasanya Brigade of Guards Commander, Lt. Col. Moshood Abiodun Yusuf 7 Guards Battalion, Asokoro, Abuja
Lt. Col. Auwalu Baba Inuwa 177, Guards Battalion, Keffi, Nasarawa State
Lt. Col. Mohammed J. Abdulkarim 102 Guards Battalion, Suleja, Niger
Lt. Col. Olumide A. Akingbesote 176 Guards Battalion, Gwagwalada, Abuja
He also approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa as follows:
Maj. Isa Farouk Audu
(N/14695) Commanding Officer State House Artillery
Capt. Kazeem Olalekan Sunmonu (N/16183) Second-in-Command, State House Artillery
Maj. Kamaru Koyejo Hamzat (N/14656) Commanding Officer, State House Military Intelligence
Maj. TS Adeola (N/12860) Commanding Officer, State House Armament
Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578) Second-in- Command, State House Armament
Mr. President has also approved the appointments of two (2) additional Special Advisers, and two (2) Senior Assistants, namely:
Hadiza Bala Usman Special Adviser, Policy Coordination
Hannatu Musa Musawa Special Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy
Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel Senior Special Assistant , National Assembly Matters (Senate)
Hon. (Barr) Olarewaju Kunle Ibrahim Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)
The President further approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Ag. Comptroller General of Customs.
The appointed Service Chiefs, the Inspector General of Police and the Comptroller General of Customs are to act in their positions, pending their confirmation in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.