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Buhari reacts to Senate calls for sack of service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to a call by the Senate asking service chiefs to step down.

Senator Francis Fadahunsi representing Osun East Senatorial District in an amended resolution in a motion earlier moved by Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South Senatorial district, on Tuesday requested that all service chiefs should step down.

In his remarks, Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan resolved that there was a need for the government to look into what is happening wrongly in the military.

Reacting, Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina on his Twitter page said the appointment of the service chiefs was a presidential prerogative.

Read also: Nigerian Senate calls for sack of country’s military chiefs

He added that the Commander-in-Chief had taken note of the resolution of the Senate and will do his best for the country at all times.

“Buhari notes the resolution of the Senate asking Service Chiefs to resign or be sacked.

“The Presidency reiterates that appointment or sack of Service Chiefs is a Presidential prerogative, and the Commander-in-Chief will do the best for the country at all times,” he tweeted.

By Emmanuella Ibe…

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