Senate May Start Screening Of New Service Chiefs This Week- Says Committee

Senate May Start TheScreening Of New Service Chiefs This Week

Senate May start the screening of new service chiefs Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume said.

He disclosed that Senate Joint Committee on Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force may start the screening of the newly nominated Service Chiefs this week.

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, referred the request of President Muhammadu Buhari seeking the confirmation of the new service chiefs for appointment to the Senate Joint Committees on Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force for further legislative work.

Lawan, gave the committees two weeks to carry out their assignments and report back to plenary.

The newly nominated Service Chiefs are: Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (Chief of Army Staff); Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, (Chief of Naval Staff); and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao as Chief of Air staff.

Source: thenation

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