Only Buhari can appoint, sack service chiefs ― Presidency

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Only Buhari can appoint, sack service chiefs ― Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

THE Presidency on Tuesday said that the decision to appoint or sack Service Chiefs was President Muhammadu Buhari’s prerogative.

The Presidency also said that President Buhari, in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, will do what is in the best interest of the country at all times.

The Presidency reaction was a sequel to the resolution adopted by the Senate during plenary calling on the Service Chiefs to resign or be sacked due to the multi-pronged security challenges in the country.

The Presidency in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said: “The Presidency notes the resolution, and reiterates that appointment or sack of Service Chiefs is a Presidential prerogative, and President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, will do what is in the best interest of the country at all times.”

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper