Federal Lawmaker and member representing Irepo-Oorelope-Olorunsogo Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber,Hon(Prince) Olaide Lateef Muhammed (POLAM) has hailed the appointments of new Service Chiefs by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu .
The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) from Oyo State noted that the encomiums which greeted the appointments shown that Mr President was committed to ending the menace of banditry and insurgency in Nigeria .
Hon Muhammed, in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja said the appointments reflected the Nigerian complexities and diversities stressing that President Tinubu was prepared to fulfil his campaign promises to Nigerians.
According to him, the calibre of people chosen for the sensitive positions further raise the hope of Nigerians in enjoying good governance and protection of the nation’s territorial integrity .
The House of Representatives member affirned that President Tinubu’s commitment to religion, ethnic and gender balancing in his cabinet was being religiously pursued .
He expressed optimism that the next set of appointments would convince Nigerians beyond doubt that President Tinubu actually ready and prepared to serve the nation diligently and conscientiously.
“I am particular glad President Tinubu is clearly working his talks ,as he promised in his inaugural speech. He promised to ensure fair representation of all interests in his cabinet,as it is evident in the appointments made so far. The youths and women were not left behind. One can only urge Nigerians, particularly the critical stakeholders to rally round Mr President to deliver the true dividends of democracy. “POLAM said
Recall that President, on Monday, approved the immediate retirement of all the Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers, and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, even as their replacements were announced.
Tinubu annouced the appointments of the new Service Chiefs: Major General Christopher Musa as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS); Major General Taoreed Lagbaja as Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral E.A Ogalla as Chief of Naval Staff; Air Vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar, as Chief of the Air Staff; and Major General Emmanuel Undiandeye, as Chief of Defence Intelligence; in a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
Also appointed was Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, as the new National Security Adviser; DIG Kayode Egbetokun, Acting IGP; and Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Ag. Comptroller General of Customs.