New Service Chief Nominees pledge to protect lives and property

Speaking to journalists after meeting with President Buhari at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday, The Chief of the Defence Staff nominee, Major General Leo Irabor said they will add value by protecting lives and property.

President Muhammad Buhari, according to a statement issued after the meeting charged them to be patriotic, and serve the country well.

The President said Nigeria is in a state of emergency and wants them to be patriotic, serve the country well, as well remain loyal loyalty is to the country.

The President also charged them to be concerned about the morale of their officers and men, saying they should be made to feel physically and professionally secure.

He pledged that Government would do its best in terms of equipment and logistics.

The Service Chief nominees who were led to the meeting by the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral AZ Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice-Marshal IO Amao, Chief of Air Staff.

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