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Magashi assumes office as Defence Minister



Bashir Salihi Magashi

Maude Rabiu Gwadabe

One of the newly appointed ministers from Kano state  Bashir Salihi Magashi has assumed office at the Ministry of Defence.

KANO TODAY reports that Mr Magashi, a retired Major General in the Nigerian Army  arrived the Ship House building housing the Defence Ministry at about 2:20 pm.

Mr Magashi was received by the Permanent Secretary Najaatu Batagarawa, alongside other directors of the Ministry.

The new minister also inspected a guard of honor mounted by soldiers before entering his office with the Permanent Secretary and other directors for proper handing and taking over.

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Mr.  Magashi is expected to meet with the directors of the Ministry, after which he would be visiting the Defence Headquarters, Army Headquarters, Navy Headquarters, Air Force headquarters and other military formations.

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