President Jonathan fires NSA, Defence minister

President Goodluck Jonathan has fired both his National Security Adviser and the Defence minister, Reuben Abati, his spokesperson has said.

Mr Abati who did not give further details of the changes said on Friday evening that Andrew Owoye Azazi has been “dropped and replaced by Sambo Dasuki” a retired colonel.

Bello Haliru Mohammed, the defence minister was also dropped, Mr. Abati said.

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