President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the redeployment of his Chief Security Officer (CSO) and accepted a replacement.
Bashir Abubakar the President’s CSO is going for a “strategic course” at a university in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He was promptly replaced by Idris Kassim Ahmed, top sources at the Presidential Villa confirmed.
Mr Ahmed is also to be assisted by Abubakar Maikano
Ahmed, the new CSO, was deployed from the headquarters of the SSS.
Our sources, who are familiar with the development, said the removal of Mr Abubakar was at the instance of the Director General of the SSS, Yusuf Bichi.
“The DG wrote and informed Mr President of the plans by the service to send the former CSO for further training at Argentina and it appears that request was granted because a replacement has already been named,” a source said.