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Buratai decorates GOC 82 division, 30 other newly promoted Major Generals.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Thursday 21 November 2019, decorated 31 newly promoted Major Generals, at the Army Headquarters command mess, Abuja.

The decorated generals are Major General Adeyemi Alabi, headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole Borno State, Major Generals AL Dusu, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, MA Masanawa, Ammunition Central Depot Agunu, Kachia, JA Ataguba, Land Forces Simulation Centre, Abuja, AE Attu, National Defence College, Abuja, BA Isandu, Nigerian Army Intelligence School, Lagos, SS Araoye, Command Engineering Depot Kaduna, MS Ahmed, SI List Nigerian Embasy Riyad, GAT Ochigbano, Army Headquarters Department of Military Secretary, TA Lagbaja, Headquarters 2 Brigade Abak Uyo, LA Fejokwu, Army Headquarters Department of Administration ‘Army’.

Major General PE Eromosele, Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, GO Adesina, Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans, MM Bunza, Nigerian Military School Zaria, AA Adesope, Directorate of Audit and Financial Management Office of the Chief of Army Staff, KI Muktar, Army Headquarters Department of Administration ‘Army’.

Major General OO Olatunde, Headquarters 35 Brigade, – (posthumously promoted), EA Ndagi, Office of the National Security Adviser, KO Aligbe Defence Headquarters, UA Yusuf, African Standby Force ECOWAS Headquarters, Abuja, OC Ajunwa, Nigerian Embassy Brasilia, FO Omoigui, Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations, OA Akinyemi Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Lagos among others.

Others include Major General GS Abdullahi Defence Headquarters Abuja, Brigadier General IM Obot Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja, Brigadier General AL Lawal, Nigerian High Commission, Cairo Egypt, Brigadier General LA Adegboye, Headquarters 82 Division Enugu, Brigadier General AB Ibrahim Army Headquarters Training and Operations,

Also decorated are Major Generals AL Dusu, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, MA Masanawa, Ammunition Central Depot Agunu, Kachia, JA Ataguba, Land Forces Simulation Centre, Abuja, AE Attu, National Defence College, Abuja, BA Isandu, Nigerian Army Intelligence School, Lagos, SS Araoye, Command Engineering Depot Kaduna, MS Ahmed, SI List Nigerian Embasy Riyad.

Major General GAT Ochigbano, Army Headquarters Department of Military Secretary, TA Lagbaja, Headquarters 2 Brigade Abak Uyo, LA Fejokwu, Army Headquarters Department of Administration ‘Army’, PE Eromosele, Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole Maiduguri, GO Adesina, Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans Brigadier General PB Fakroga Headquarters Nigerian Army Women Corps, Brigadier General CK Nwosu Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, and Brigadier General HI Bature, Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command, Minna.”

Brigadier General S Idris, Defence Abuja, Headquarters General DC Onyemulu, Nigerian Armed Forces Brigadier General BO Sawyer Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans, Brigadier General GS Abdullahi Defence Headquarters Abuja, Brigadier General IM Obot Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja, Brigadier General AL Lawal, Nigerian High Commission, Cairo Egypt.

Major General Lasisi Adegboye, GOC 82 Division Enugu, AB Ibrahim Army Headquarters Training and Operations, PB Fakroga Headquarters Nigerian Army Women Corps, CK Nwosu Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, and HI Bature, Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command, Minna.”

Congratulating the newly decorated officers,the special guest of honour and Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), urged the new generals to justify their promotion by deploying their expertise.

He said, “You are found worthy and the time has come for you to redouble your efforts, to justify the confidence reposed in you.”

“As you all know, promotion is a privilege and is a reward for hard work, dedication and loyalty to constitutional authorities.”

“Indeed this elevation is a reward of recognition for you hard work, sacrifices you might have made individually or collectively in the armed forces of Nigeria.”

He said that the current security challenges in the country required strategic thinking, urging them to undertake their new assignments with vigour.

Earlier the Chief of Army Staff, (COAS) Lt. Gen. T Y Buratai challenged the newly promoted officers to bring to the table new ideas towards addressing the nation’s security challenges.

According to him, it is expected that with this new rank, you are going to add more vigour to the operational activities currently going on around the country.

Picture shows GOC 82 division, Enugu, Major General Adegboye, Hajia Rasheedat Adegboye, family and relations after the decorations.

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