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Bukola Olasanmi

Yusuf Buratai: Times and Life of a Legend

BY BUKOLA OLASANMI: Yusuf Buratai, just like his son, served the military, with distinction, honor and valour. Little was known about his birth and early childhood, however, In 1942 Alhaji Yusuf Buratai (Senior) the father of current COAS joined the West African Army at the tender age of 18.