President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff , the Chief of Army Staff , the Chief of Air Staff and the Chief of Naval Staff .
The approval was confirmed by the Minister of Defence , Mansur Dan – Ali , who noted in a statement by his Public Relations Officer, Colonel Tukur Gusau , on Monday that the President extended the tenures “having carefully reviewed the ongoing military operations across the country .”
The statement , which did not specify the duration of extension, means that the CDS, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, the army chief , Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, the air chief , Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar , and the naval chief , Vice Admiral Ibok Ete -Ibas , will continue in office .
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