L-R: Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume has revealed that Senate Joint Committee on Defence, Army, Navy, and Air Force may start the screening of the newly nominated Service Chiefs next week.
The Borno Senator disclosed this while speaking to reporters in Abuja on Saturday.
He said the new service chiefs would be screened this week since the joint committee was given only two weeks to submit its report.
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Ndume said, “It is not advisable to screen service chiefs in the open.
“If you do, it means you will be compromising the security of the country especially if there are issues that borders on national security.
“We have been given two weeks so it will definitely be done next week and we shall keep you informed.”