President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has retired all the service chiefs, the inspector general of police (IGP) and the comptroller general of Nigeria Customs.
Tinubu approved the immediate retirement of all service chiefs and the inspector-general of police, advisers, and comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect on Monday.
Willie Bassey, director, information in the office of the secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) disclosed this in a statement.
The President also approved their replacement with immediate effect.
The newly appointed officers include Nuhu Ribadu as the national security adviser (NSA); Major General C.G Musa as the chief of defence staff; Major General T. A Lagbaja, chief of army staff (CoAS); Rear Admiral E. A Ogalla, chief of naval staff (CoNS)and AVM H.B Abubakar, chief of air staff (CoAS).
Others include DIG Kayode Egbetokun, acting inspector-general of police; Major General EPA Undiandeye, chief of defence intelligence.
The President has approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the acting comptroller-general of Customs.
Bassey added that the new service chiefs, the inspector-general of police and the comptroller-general of customs are to act in their positions, pending their confirmation in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.