The Army Council has promoted 150 officers.
A breakdown shows that 22 Brigadier Generals were elevated to the rank of Major General while 37 Colonels moved to the rank of Brigadier General.
Also announced on Wednesday was the promotion of 91 Lieutenant Colonels to the rank of Colonel.
Director, Army Public Relations Department, Brigadier General Bola Koleoso, who was promoted to the rank of Major General, in a statement, listed those promoted to the substantive rank of Major General include Brigadier General NO Ojiji of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC); Commandant, Depot Nigerian Army, Brigadier General HA Salihu; Brigadier General SZ Uba of the Defence Headquarters; and Brigadier General ET Nienge of the Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport.
Others are Brigadier General David Enetie of Headquarters Infantry Corps Centre, Brigadier General Mashudy O. Adekanye of the Nigerian Army Ordinance School, Commander of 23 Brigade Nigerian Army; Brigadier General John N. Nwaoga and Brigadier General Patrick G. Ogah of Army Headquarters Directorate of Training and Operations.
Other newly promoted Major Generals are Brigadier General Donald MN Oji of Nigerian Army Signals School; Brigadier General Tanko Y. Gaiya of the AFCSC; Brigadier General Bamidele O. Ologundudu of the Nigerian Defence College (NDC); Brigadier General Abbas O. Adekanye of the Central Workshop; Commander 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Tamunomieibi I. Dibi; Commander 2 Brigade, Brigadier General Tukur Y. Buratai; Commander 4 Brigade, Brigadier General Obi A. Umahi; Brigadier General Chuckwudi BB Odunukwe of the Directorate of Data Processing; Defence Attache to China, Brigadier General Sulaiman D. Aliyu; Brigadier General Junaid S. Bindawa of the Nigerian Army Armoured School (NAAS); Brigadier General Obidah T. Ethan serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL); Brigadier General Obasina A. Ogunbiyi of the Nigerian Army Medical Corps and Brigadier General Friday M. Airende of the Special Vehicle Plant are also on the list.
Those promoted to the substantive rank of Brigadier General include Colonel Adekunle O. Shodunke of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ); Colonel Ahmed M. Sabo of Army Headquarters Directorate of Administration (AHQ DOAA); Commander 54 Division Signals, Colonel Joseph A. Orokpo; Colonel Ibrahim Attahiru of DHQ; Colonel Peter J. Dauke of NAAS; Colonel Henry E. Ayamasaowei of the Nigerian Defence Academy; Colonel Augustine CC Agundu of Army Headquarters Garrison, Colonel Okwudili F. Azinta of the Joint Task Force Headquarters (Operation Pulo Shield) and Colonel Dennis M. Onoyiveta of the DHQ, a former Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to President Umar Yar ‘Adua.
Am so hapy 4 two of my uncles dt wia promoted in nigerian army.brig.gen.John Nwaoga now,major gen.an col.Azinta now,brig.gel.2 God b d glory!
Congratulation to my deputy chief of staff AHQ GARR Abuja. Once more again congratulation may this promotion be so special that u neva eva feel in ur life. Thank u!
Congratulation to my deputy chief of staff AHQ GARR Abuja Gen ACC Agundu. Once more again congratulation may this promotion be so special that u neva eva feel in ur life. Thank u!
PROMOTION IS NOW SENTIMENTAL IN THE NIGEIAN MILITARY…NAWA OOO.VERY FEW YORUBAS,VERY FEW NORTHERNERS,,,THIS GOVT SHOULD HELP PROOF THAT A GOD FEARING CHRISTIAN SHOULD LEAD BY EXAMPLE NOT TARNISH THE OUR IMAGE AND DIGNITY TOMORROW..MANY ARE OBSERVING,LOOKING AND NOT BLIND.NOTHING LAST FOREEVER..HAPPY XMAS AND PROGRESSIVE NEW YEAR
Congratulations to Major general nwaoga…….God bless you sir!….D skype is you limit
Congratulations to Major general nwaoga…….God bless you sir!….D sky is you limit
Congratulations to major general nwaoga on your promotion…..God bless you sir and the sky is your limit.
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Congratulations to you all, long life and prosperity. I remain loyal, sirs.
congratulations to my daddy….major general DD Enetie
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