President Bola Tinubu has decorated the newly-appointed Service Chiefs with their new ranks at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, charging them to maintain teamwork to ensure peace and stability in the country.
The Senate had previously confirmed their appointments before the ceremony.
The newly-inaugurated service chiefs are Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Musa; Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-General Taoreed Lagbaja; Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla.
Speaking at the occasion, the President emphasized the importance of maintaining teamwork, which he credited for the gains recorded thus far in the security sector.
Speaking on behalf of the Service Chiefs, General Musa expressed their commitment to ensure the security and defence of the nation in their respective positions.
Also speaking was HON. JIMI BENSON, Chairman, House of Reps Committe on Defence
The event was attended by senior government officials, members of the immediate families of the Service Chiefs, and other heads of security and intelligence agencies in the country.
GENERAL CHRISTOPHER MUSA
HON JIMI BENSON