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Buhari seeks Senate approval for 15 Special Advisers, meets Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, wrote to the leadership of the Senate, asking for permission to appoint 15 Special Advisers.

Abuja, Nigeria, 02 June 2015: President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Service Chiefs at the Defence House in Abuja on Tuesday, 02 June 2015. Among the Service Chiefs in attendance at the meeting were Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth T. J. Minimah, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal A. N. Amosun, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral U. O. JIBRIN and Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase.
Abuja, Nigeria, 02 June 2015: President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Service Chiefs at the Defence House in Abuja on Tuesday, 02 June 2015. Among the Service Chiefs in attendance at the meeting were Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth T. J. Minimah, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal A. N. Amosun, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral U. O. JIBRIN and Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase.

This is the President’s first official communication with the Senate since he was sworn-in as Nigeria’s 15th Commander-in-Chief last Friday. The letter was addressed to the Senate President, David Mark, who is due to leave the seat of third citizen of the country when the 7th National Assembly winds up at the end of the week
Also Tuesday, President Buhari met with the Service Chiefs at the Defence House in Abuja. Among the Service Chiefs in attendance at the meeting were Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth T. J. Minimah, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal A. N. Amosun, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral U. O. JIBRIN and Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase.
amy 1The Chiefs are, who are officially meeting the Commander-in-Chief for the first time, are believed to have briefed him on the security situation in the country.

In his letter to the Senate, the President said he was requesting the approval to appoint the 15 Special Advisers “who will assist me to carry out my functions as President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces,” in accordance with Section 151 (1), (2), (3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

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