COAS: Adeosun awaits coronation as Buratai proceed on retirement

COAS: Adeosun awaits coronation as Buratai proceed on retirement

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General. Adeosun, Nigerian Army Chief of Training and Operations, is set to replace the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Leut. Tukur Buratai who is due for retirement in definitely. The Nigerian Army confirmed this promotion in a


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General.

Adeosun, Nigerian Army Chief of Training and Operations, is set to replace the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Leut. Tukur Buratai who is due for retirement in definitely.

OUTGOING CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, LT. GEN. TUKUR BURATAI INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR
MAJ GEN LAMIDI ADEOSUN

The Nigerian Army confirmed this promotion in a release on Tuesday.

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, said apart from Adeosun, the President also approved the promotion of “Brig Gen AB Biu, General Officer Commanding 7 Division to the rank of a Major General”.

Musa said, “The President and Commander-in-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army. 

The officers are granted promotion 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.

“The two senior officers are Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, the Chief of Training and Operations at Army Headquarters, who has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and Brig Gen AB Biu, General Officer Commanding 7 Division and Commander Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, promoted to the rank of a Major General.

Lieutenant AJ Danjibrin of 211 Demonstration Battalion Bauchi, was also promoted to the rank of Captain.

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The outgoing Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, extended his best wishes to them in all their future endeavours”.

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