By Goodluck Ikiebe
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday formally wrote to the National Assembly informing them of the appointment of the new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs.
In a letter addressed to the Speaker and read at Plenary, the President asked the lawmakers to consider speedy confirmation of the Service Chiefs and the Chief of Defence Staff in accordance with extant laws.
The President appointed the Service Chiefs when the National was on Sallah holiday.
The Service Chiefs to be confirmed are: Maj. Gen. C.G Musa, Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. T. A Lagbaja, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral E. A Ogalla Chief of Naval Staff and AVM H.B Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff.
The President in the letter said that the request was in compliance with the provisions of Section 18(1) of the Armed Forces Act. Cap A20 Laws the Federation of Nigeria 2004.