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Nigeria: Ex-Borno Governor Defends Motion for Sack of Former Service Chiefs

Former governor Kashim Shettima last year moved a motion at the Senate for the replacement of the service chiefs.

p Former governor Kashim Shettima last year moved a motion at the Senate for the replacement of the service chiefs.A former Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has defended his motion last year at the Senate for the removal of the former service chiefs.Mr Shettima, now senator for Borno Central district, had moved the Senate motion calling for the sack of the former service chiefs."The success of all the service chiefs is in our best interest as leaders and as people of Borno.

"I am sure the President made an informed decision, it is for all of us to rally round the president and the service chiefs, to give them all the support so that insha'Allah they succeed in bringing an end to the Boko Haram madness," Mr Shettima said.Nothing personal against former COAS, CAS Mr Shettima stressed that he "had nothing personal but the interest of Borno and the nation" in lending his voice to the call for new service chiefs.

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