JUST IN: Abubakar assumes office as Chief of Air Staff
Air Vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar has taken over as Chief of the Air Staff.
On Monday, President Bola Tinubu announced the retirement and replacement of the service chiefs.
Abubakar is the 22nd Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.
Speaking at the handing over and taking over ceremony on Thursday, Air Marshal Oludayo Amao, the former CAS, said that despite the challenges, his tenure was marked by many successes.
He urged his successor to ensure the service attain a greater height under his watch.
In other news, the Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the re-opening of the Seme land border for the importation of vehicles.
The Director of Road Transport in the Ministry of Transportation, Ibrahim Musa, made the disclosure on Wednesday.
Musa, who spoke at the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, meeting organised between officials of Nigeria and Benin Republic, revealed that the development followed complaints by freight forwarders operating at the Seme border.