Buratai Decorates Adeosun as Lieutenant General
The Acting Minister of Defence/Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence today decorates Adeosun as Lieutenant General , Maj Gen AB Biu and Capt Danjibrin. The Acting Minister was assisted by the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai to decorate the two senior officers and the Captain.
The decoration ceremony was conducted at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji.
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It could be recalled that, The Nigerian Army confirmed his promotion in a release on Tuesday. The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, said apart from Adeosun, the President also approved the promotion of “Brig Gen AB Biu, General Officer Commanding 7 Division to the rank of a Major General.”
Musa said, “The President and Commander-in-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army. The officers are granted promotion for their extraordinary feats, courage, exemplary leadership, loyalty, uncommon commitment and valour in the counter-insurgency operation in the North Eastern part of the country.
Similarly, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, on behalf of officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army felicitated with the newly promoted officers and extends his best wishes to them in all their future endeavours.” Colonel Musa said in his release on Monday.