President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of Major General Lamidi O. Adeosun, the Chief of Training and Operations at Army Headquarters to the rank of Lieutenant General.
Also, Brigadier General AB Biu, General Officer Commanding 7 Division and Commander Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maiduguri jumped to the rank of Major General.
The two senior officers along with Lieutenant AJ Danjibrin of 211 Demonstration Battalion Bauchi who was promoted a captain were rewarded 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.
According to a statement from Col. Sagir Musa, acting director, Army Public Relations, Buhari has conveyed his personal congratulations to the promoted officers and charged them to continue to be shining examples to their colleagues.
“Similarly, the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, on behalf of officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army felicitate with the newly promoted officers and extends his best wishes to them in all their future endeavours.