PHOTOS: Buhari meets new service chiefs in Aso Villa




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The President, Major General (retd.), Wednesday, met with the newly appointed service chiefs in Aso Villa, Abuja.

The PUNCH had reported that the President appointed four new service chiefs Tuesday after much pressure from that he bring in fresh hands to pilot the country’ anti-terrorism especially against Boko in -East.

The new service chiefs are Major-General Leo Irabor as Chief Defence Staff; Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru as Chief Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo as Chief Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao as Chief of Air Staff.

Also in attendance at the meeting Wednesday include the on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina; as well as the Chief Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, amongst .

Although details the meeting unknown as of the time of filing this report, it might, however, be unconnected to the anti-terrorism in -East.

The failure of the immediate-past service chiefs to conquer the insurgents had ignited the clamour for their removal.

For over 10 years, the Boko terror group had killed hundreds of in -East. The sect had also burnt down and bombed scores of villages as well as churches. The Army and the had at several times claimed the group had been ‘technically defeated’ and ‘weakened’ but the Abubakar Shekau’ bloodthirsty faction continues to with daring effrontery and crude savagery.

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