Buratai met Boko Haram and left us with Boko Haram. How Social media reacted to Buhari’s sack of service chiefs




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The exit of ’s former relieved of their duty today by President Muhammadu has elicited reactions on social .

While many hailed the move by , others expressed pessimism the new chiefs would do little in the fight against and in the country.

They said unless the new are given a new playbook by , nothing will change in terms of in .

Others bemoaned the lack of inclusion of an Igbo person in the new appointments.

appointments by stood out, according to social buffs.

The new of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, who replaces Buratai was said to have been sacked by him in 2017 as Theatre Commander of Lafia Dole.

According to a report by TheCable, Buratai gave Attahiru an ultimatum to deliver leader, Abubakar Shekau. Attahiru reportedly failed in the task and was sacked as a Theatre Commander in 2017.

A story by the BBC said Attahiru was redeployed to an unspecified post in 2017.

No official reason was given for Maj Gen Ibrahim Attahiru’s removal.

Buratai gave him a deadline in July 2017 to deliver leader Abubakar Shekau dead or alive within 40 days.