Following rumours that military officials backed by some politicians are planning to oust President Buhari through a coup.
Presidency has moved swiftly to ensure the President`s safety. To this end, Abdulkarim Dauda and Kayode Sikiru Akande, has been named the new Chief Personal Security Officer and the Officer in Charge of Presidential Movement respectively.
The Nigerian Army has howevr denied the rumour and set out to investigate the speculation through the source
Abdulkarim Dauda and Kayode Sikiru Akande were both promoted from the position of Assistant Commissioner of Police to Deputy Commissioner of Police.
Abdulkarim Dauda replaces Abubakar Mani, who was fired earlier. The appointment of a Police officer as CSO to the President is a deviation from the norm, usually, it is a position reserved for the military.
President Muhammadu Buhari charged them to live up to their duties and justify the confidence reposed in them as this was the only way Nigeria can get out of the current hardships facing the nation.
President Buhari congratulated the officers and urged them to justify their new ranks by increasing their commitment to the service of the nation. He also commended them for their hard work and achievements which brought about their promotion.
He stressed that Nigeria needed their dedication and unwavering commitment for it to achieve greatness and assume its rightful position, cautioning them not to abuse their positions.
Source: Huhu online