GOC 82 Div decorates newly promoted senior officers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC)82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Emmanuel Kabuk has decorated eight senior officers that benefitted from the recent 2018 promotion exercise.

In his remarks at the occasion, Major General kabuk charged them to be professional, decisive and responsive in the conduct of their Constitutional responsibilities in line with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS)vision for the Nigerian Army.

The event attracted many senior military officers, invited guests and relations of the beneficiaries took place at the 82 Division Officers’ Mess on the 11th of December,2018.

In his remarks at the event, the GOC congratulated the promoted Officers and charged them to work very hard to justify the confidence put on them even as he described promotion to be an act of God.

According to him -“Promotion comes from God and only Him alone can promote anyone. You must therefore thank COAS for finding you worthy to be so elavated. You must continue to work harder in line with the COAS vision to justify the promotion.”

He thanked the COAS for finding Officers of the Division worthy for the promotion and assured him of the Division’s determination in executing its constitutional roles in line with his vision for the NA.

Seven Senior Officers were decorated including two Colonels to Brigadier General, three Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels. Others were three Captains that were promoted to the rank of Major.

Among the newly promoted Officers included Colonels Yahaya Abdulhamid and Enoch Albara decorated to the rank of a Brigadier General.

The Commander 14 Brigade, Commander 82 Division Garrison Chief of Staff, Deputy Directors and Principal Staff Officers of the Division as well as family members and friends of the newly promoted officers graced the occasion.

Sagir Musa
Colonel
Deputy Director Public Relations

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