Nigeria’s president fires defence chiefs

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new defence chiefs and filled the post of National Security Adviser, a presidency spokesman said on Monday.

President Buhari also appointed new ones
President Buhari also appointed new ones

Hours earlier, Buhari sacked his previous top defence staff.

The change of defence chiefs was widely anticipated because Buhari, a former general who was inaugurated on May 29, has made crushing militant Islamist group Boko Haram his top priority.


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