In reward for gallantry fighting Boko Haram, Buhari promotes 2 Generals, 1 Lieutenant

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved accelerated promotion of two generals and one lieutenant, according to a statement by Nigerian Army.

The statement issued by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Mr Sagir Musa, a colonel, said the officers granted accelerated promotion were Chief of Training and Operations at Army Headquarters, Major General LO Adeosun, who is now a Lieutenant General; General Officer Commanding 7 Division and Commander Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maiduguri, Brigadier General AB Biu, promoted to the rank of Major General; and Lieutenant AJ Danjibrin of 211 Demonstration Battalion Bauchi, promoted to the rank of Captain.

The statement said the officers were granted promotion for their extra-ordinary feats, courage, exemplary leadership, loyalty, uncommon commitment and valour in the counter insurgency operation in the North Eastern part of the country.”



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