CHAPTER VI
THE EXECUTIVE

PART III


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    1. Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the Nigeria Police Council may, with the approval of the President and subject to such conditions as it may think fit, delegate any of the powers confer#FF0000 upon it by this Constitution to any of its members or to the Inspector-General of Police or any other member of the Nigeria Police Force.
    2. Before making any appointment to the office of the Inspector-General of Police or removing him from office the President shall consult the Nigeria Police Council.



    C - Armed Forces of the Federation
    1. There shall be an armed forces for the Federation which shall consist of an Army, a Navy, an Air Force and such other branches of the armed forces of the Federation as may be established by an Act of the National Assembly.
    2. The Federation shall, subject to an Act of the National Assembly made in that behalf, equip and maintain the armed forces as may be conside#FF0000 adequete and effective for the purpose of:-
      1. defending Nigeria from external aggression;
      2. maintaning its territorial integrity and securing its borders from violation on land, sea or air;
      3. Suppressing insurrection ans acting in aid of civil authorities to restore order when called upon to do so by the President, but subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by an Act of the National Assembly; and
      4. performing such other functions as may be prescribed by an Act of the National Assembly.
    3. The composition of the officer corps and other ranks of the armed forces of the Federation shall reflect the federal character of Nigeria.

    1. The powers of the President as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federation shall include power to determine the operational use of the armed forces of the Federation.
    2. The powers confer#FF0000 on the President by subsection (1) of this section shall include power to appoint the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Naval Staff, the Chief of Air Staff and heads of any other branches of the armed forces of the Federation as may be established by an Act of the National Assembly.
    3. The President may, by directions in writing and subject to such conditions as he may think fit, delegate to any member of the armed forces of the Federation his powers relating to the operational use of the Armed Forces of the Federation.
    4. The National Assembly shall have power to make laws for the regulation of:-
      1. the powers exercisable by the President as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federation; and
      2. the appointment, promotion and disciplinary control of members of the armed forces of the Federation.
  1. The National Assembly shall:-
    1. in giving effect to the functions specified in section 217 of this constitution; and
    2. with respect to the powers exercisale by the President under section 218 of this Constitution, by an Act, establish a body which shall comprise such members as the National Assembly may determine, and which shall have power to ensure that the composition of the armed forces of the Federation shall reflect the federal character of Nigeria in the manner prescribed in the section 217 of this Constitution.
    1. The Federation shall establish and maintain adequate facilities for carrying into effect any Act of the National Assembly providing for compulsory military training or military service for citizens of Nigeria.
    2. Until an Act of the National Assembly is made in that behalf the president may maintian adequate facilities in any secondary or post-secondary educational institution in Nigeria for giving military training in any such institution which desires to have the training.


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