The Joint House Committee on Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force have commenced the screening of the newly appointed service chiefs.
Speaking before the screening, Chairman of Committee on Defence, Hon. Babajimi Benson, said the screening of the service chiefs will be transparent and free of bias.
He added that after their confirmation, the House will give the service Chief all the required support to succeed in their assignments.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari appointed the new Service Chiefs on January 26, following the resignation of the former officers.
Major-General Leo Irabor replaced General Abayomi Olonisakin as Chief of Defence Staff; Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao replaced Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar as Chief of Air Staff; Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo replaced Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas as Chief of Naval Staff; while General Ibrahim Attahiru replaced Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai as Chief of Army Staff.