The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday explained that the new Service Chiefs were appointed based on merit.
The President delivered the disclosure while addressing them – Service Chiefs – shortly after their appointments were announced.
The President said, ”All of you, including the National Security Adviser, were chosen on merit. Your records gave you the job. Save for the new Chief of Army Staff whom I briefly met at his Command at the Multi-National Joint Task Force, in Chad, I don’t know any of you. Your records recommended you”.