President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, sacked the service chiefs he appointed since 2015 and replaced them with fresh hands.
Buhari had previously ignored calls from notable Nigerians, organisations and even the National Assembly to sack the service chiefs.
Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, announced Buhari’s decision on Twitter.
According to Adesina, Major-General Leo Irabor replaces General Gabriel Olonisakin as Chief of Defence Staff.
Major-General I. Attahiru takes over from Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai as Chief of Army Staff, Air Vice Marshall I.O. Amao replaces Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar as Chief of Air Staff and Rear Admiral A.Z. Gambo replaces Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas as Chief of Naval Staff.
In the aftermath of their of their new appointments, Newsbreak brings to you the faces of the new service chiefs.