Breaking: President Jonathan Approves Changes In Military High Command

Published On: January 16, 2014, 12:14 pm (6 years ago)
Author: johnee
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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria approved the following changes in the nation’s Military High Command:

Air Marshal Alex Badeh takes over from Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim as Chief of Defence Staff. Major-General Kenneth Tobiah Jacob Minimah takes over from Lt.-General Azubike O. Ihejirika as Chief of Army Staff. Rear Admiral Usman O. Jibrin takes over from Vice Admiral Dele Joseph Ezeoba as Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice Marshal Adesola Nunayon Amosu takes over from Air Marshal Badeh as Chief of Air Staff.
 
All the changes are with immediate effect.

The new Chief of Defence Staff and former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Badeh was born on January 10, 1957 and joined the Air Force as a member of the Nigerian Defence Academy’s  21 Regular Course while the new Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Minimah was born on July 27, 1959 and joined the Army as a member of the Nigerian Defence Academy’s  25 Regular Course. Until his new appointment, Major-General Minimah was the Commander of the Nigerian Army Infantry Corps, Jaji.

 

The new Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin was
born on September 16, 1959 and joined the Navy as a member of the Nigerian Defence Academy’s 24 Regular Course. Until his appointment as Chief of Naval Staff, he was Director of Training at Defence Headquarters.

The new Chief of Air Staff and immediate past Commander of the Presidential Air Fleet, Air Vice Marshal Amosu was born on August 1, 1958 and joined the Air Force as a member of the Nigerian Defence Academy’s 25 Regular Course. Until his new appointment, Air Vice Marshal Amosu was the Air Officer Commanding, Tactical Air Command, Makurdi.

President Jonathan has briefed the leadership of the National Assembly on the appointment of the new service chiefs and will, in keeping with the provisions of the law, request the National Assembly to formally confirm the appointments when it reconvenes.

Reuben Abati
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)

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Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 12:14 PM | Newbie
Good one! Mr President. Just weed out the enemy within your power house and re-suround yourself with fresh minds that will work with you and not against! Good move jare ....
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 12:41 PM | Newbie
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?

Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 12:44 PM | Hero
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Ok nah.
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 12:52 PM | Gistmaniac
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Goodluck why na? Why did u touch our side na

Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 01:09 PM | Gistmaniac
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oga Jona carry go nothing do you.
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 01:22 PM | Upcoming
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GEJ is now using his brain cos enemies are too much and the experienced Military are a threat to his Government.

Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 01:22 PM | Hero
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Hope these one will not be working with boko haram like others
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 02:05 PM | Addicted Hero
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Quote from: aso4life1 on 16-01-2014 01:22 PM
GEJ is now using his brain cos enemies are too much and the experienced Military are a threat to his Government.

If he is doing this to prevent coup, then he is wrong because he can prevent a military takeover only by doing the right things. Stop the corruption and many more things that this country badly needed.

For your information, most of the coups were planned and executed by junior military officers.

Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 02:31 PM | Hero
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Na dis one go stop BOKO HARAM'S ?
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 02:39 PM | Upcoming
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Na me happy pass as he change the men
Eneh say so via nokia 3310
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 02:57 PM | Gistmaniac
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this man is just trying to disorganized things before leaving the villa
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 02:59 PM | Grande Master
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who bi this yaba patient?
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 03:29 PM | Grande Master
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Quote from: ajanni on 16-01-2014 03:29 PM
who bi this yaba patient?
na you fada bi dat
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 03:58 PM | Upcoming
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9ja tinz
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 04:46 PM | Newbie
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ok thanks for the info  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 04:48 PM | Addicted Hero
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Quote from: ozonadakar on 16-01-2014 03:58 PM
na you fada bi dat
you the son of a JEZEBEL MOTHER
born and throw away fatherless idiot
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 05:09 PM | Grande Master
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Quote from: cadanre on 16-01-2014 02:31 PM
If he is doing this to prevent coup, then he is wrong because he can prevent a military takeover only by doing the right things. Stop the corruption and many more things that this country badly needed.

For your information, most of the coups were planned and executed by junior military officers.
I see....how are you?  long time  oo

Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 05:25 PM | Hero
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 05:32 PM | Grande Master
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: (6 years ago) on 16-01-2014 05:34 PM | Gistmaniac
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