President Muhammadu Bihari on Wednesday had a meeting with the new Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo and Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao.
Present at the meeting were the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari and the Minister of Defence, Retired Major General Bashir Magashi.
Pictures show the Commander in Chief, President Buhari with the new Service Chiefs.
President Buhari charged them to do everything possible to change the current security situation in the country.
Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Irabor, told journalists after the meeting with President Buhari told them that the expectations of Nigerians were high and they must do everything to meet them.
General Irabor said: “The message from the President is that we knowing the current security environment must do everything possible to add value to the security disposition and the expectations are high and that we are quite mindful of that expectations. So, we collectively, will work to achieve that.
“We have just seen Mr. President and we are mindful of the demands, we can only at this stage pledge our utmost best to bring safety and security to lives and properties across the country.”
Asked the assurance he is giving the nation, the CDS said: “On behalf of the Service Chiefs, I am assuring the nation peace and security. We believe there will be value that will be added to the security disposition of the nation.”
Also in the meeting was the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gamb
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