Meet the New Service Chiefs
President Mohammadu Buhari have appointed new Service Chiefs to head the Nigerian Armed forces. According to Contents101, the new Service Chiefs are Lucky Irabor, Ibrahim Attahiru, Ishiaka Amao and Awwal Gambo.
The appointment was due to the resignation of the old service chiefs and their retirement from service on Tuesday 26th January, 2021.
Contents101 have compiled a brief profile of the New Service Chiefs
1. Major-General Lucky E.O Irabor
Major-Gen. LEO Irabor is the New Chief of Defence Staff. He is a trained engineer and have undergone studies in various parts of the world. Prior to his appointment, Maj. Gen. Irabor was the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) Defence Headquarters and the theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole.
2. Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru
Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru is the new Chief of Army Staff. Prior to his appointment, he was the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army and the Director of Public Relations in the Nigerian Army.
3. Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo
Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo is the new Chief of Naval Staff. He is an underwater Warfare specialist with specialization in intelligence. Rear Admiral Gambo holds a Masters Degree in Transport Management from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).
4. Air-Vice Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amao
Air-Vice Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amao is the new Chief of Air Staff. Air-Vice Marshal Amao joined the Nigerian Air Force in 1984. He was the Air Assistance to Chief of Air Staff, Deputy Defence Adviser. Prior to his appointment, he was the Commandant Armed Forces Resettlement Centre Lagos.