What Buhari Told the New Service Chiefs at a Closed-Door Meeting
President Buhari holds an emergency closed-door meeting with the newly appointed Service Chiefs. What he told them will shock you. What Buhari Told the New Service Chiefs at a Closed-Door Meeting.
The discussions of President Muhammadu Buhari with the newly appointed Service Chiefs at the closed-door meeting have been revealed.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the closed-door meeting with the new Service Chiefs has charged them with the mandate of making Nigeria feel safe again, to be patriotic, and serve the country well while also placing emphasis on the morale of their officers and men, Babajide Okeowo reported in The Matrix.
During the meeting, the President left the new Service Chiefs with a dreadful but factual statement and charged them to be patriotic and loyal to the country.
“We’re in a state of emergency. Be patriotic, serve the country well, as your loyalty is to the country.” Buhari said.
In the end, the President congratulated the Service Chiefs on heading their various services, adding again: “There’s nothing I can tell you about the service because you are in it. I was also in it, and I will pray for you.
I also assure you that whatever I can do as Commander-in-Chief will be done, so that the people will appreciate your efforts.
“You know the stage we were in 2015, you know the stage we are now, and the undertakings we made. We promised to secure the country, revive the economy, and fight corruption. None has been easy, but we have certainly made progress”.
President Buhari also charged the Service Chiefs to be concerned about the morale of their officers and men, saying they should be made to feel physically and professionally secured.
He pledged that government would do its best in terms of equipment and logistics.
The new Service Chiefs who were led to the meeting by the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (retd), are Major-General LEO Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral AZ Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice-Marshal IO Amao, Chief of Air Staff.
Meanwhile, the past Service Chiefs tendered their resignation which the President accepted. He accepted the resignation of the past service chiefs on Tuesday while announcing the appointments of their replacement.