The Senate today confirmed appointment of the new Service Chiefs at plenary. This was after the consideration of the report of the Committee on Defence which recommended their confirmation. The Senate had given the Committee two weeks to carry out their assignments and report to the Senate in plenary. The service chiefs were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari late January. The new service chiefs are: Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (Chief of Army Staff); Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, (Chief of Naval Staff); and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao as Chief of Air staff. They replaced the former Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.