President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has appointed two new service chiefs and Chief of Defence Staff.
The appointments were announced on Thursday afternoon by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati.
The new CDS is Vice Admiral O.S. Ibrahim from Kwara State.
The new Chief of Air Staff is Air Vice Marshall A.S. Badeh from Adamawa State while the Chief of Naval Staff is Rear Admiral D.J. Ezeoba from Delta State.
The incumbent Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. O.A. Ihejirika, from Abia State, retains his position.
Jonathan, according to the statement by Abati, thanked the outgoing service chiefs for their meritorious and commendable service to the nation and wished them well in their future endeavours.