Osun monarch hails Army promotion

The Olowu of Kuta, Osun State, Oba Adekunle Makama, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai over the recent exercise which elevated some officers to new ranks.

Oba Makama stated in a statement issued by his media office that the promotion had confirmed the army’s dynamism and development of human resources.

Promoted officers included Major General Lamidi Adeosun, the Chief of Training and Operations at the Army Headquarters who is now Lieutenant General, Brigadier-General AB Biu, General Officer Commanding 7 Division and Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maiduguri as Major General and Captain AJ Danjibrin of 211 Demonstration Battalion, Bauchi who was promoted to the rank of lieutenant.

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The Olowu maintained that the promotion has further confirmed what he had said about the Nigerian Army under General Buratai, which is guided by the one-nation spirit of Nigeria in his operation and general command of the army.

He described General Adeosun as gallant and core professionalism who would live up to the expectations of his new rank.

“I want to commend Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai for his rare courage and exemplary leadership. This will also boost the morale of the officers and men to put in their best in the defence of their fatherland, as their gallantry is acknowledged,” he said.

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