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- Friday, 22 June 2012
- By Elombah.com
President Goodluck Jonathan returns from Brazil with a sweeping restructuring of his defence team. He has fired both his National Security Adviser and the Defence minister, Reuben Abati, his spokesperson has said. Bello Haliru Mohammed Minister Of Defence and Andrew Azazi National Security Adviser are hereby sacked by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan!
Mr Abati who did not give further details of the changes said on Friday evening that Andrew Owoye Azazi has been "dropped".
Sambo Dasuki" a retired colonel is appointed new NSA.
"The president has also sacked the minister of defence (Bello Mohammed) and will announce his replacement later", Mr. Abati said.