Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed another service chief.
Maj. Gen Samuel Adebayo has been appointed as Nigeria’s new Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) and Head of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA).
The Nigerian government made the announcement via its twitter handle on Saturday, February 13.
Politics Nigeria learned that Adebayo will succeed Air Vice Marshal Muhammed Usman, who recently retired from service. Adebayo was a former director at the DIA and previously served as a military intelligence chief. Speaking on the development, Adebayo said; “Security agencies are also doing their best but much more still needs to be done.”
“In particular, the DIA has continued to raise the bar in the intelligence state craft and considering the achievements of the former CDI, I know that the task ahead is daunting but clearly achievable.”