The newly appointed service chiefs will on Tuesday (today) be screened by The Senate committees responsible for the oversight of the Nigerian military forces.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Thompson Sekibo, told THE PUNCH that the screening would be behind closed doors.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had on Wednesday, referred the request of the President, Major General, Muhammadu Buhari, for the confirmation of the new service chiefs, to the joint committees on Army, Navy and Air force for necessary screening.

The committees were given two weeks to carry out their assignments and bring their finding back to the upper chamber.

The appointees for confirmation are Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (Chief of Army Staff); Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, (Chief of Naval Staff); and Air Vice Marshal Isiaka O. Amao as Chief of Air staff.

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