President Jonathan Fires Azazi, Muhammed
The president, who has been under criticism for his handling of the security situation in the country, particularly the insurgency of the dreaded Boko Haram sect held a security meeting upon his arrival from the Rio +20 Earth Summit in Brazil.
There was no official explanation for the sack.
A statement from presidential spokesman, Reuben Abbati, said that Col. Sambo Dasuki has been named as Azazi’s replacement. No replacement however has been announced for the former Defence Minister.