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Army council promotes officers, others.


The Army Council has, approved the promotion of some senior officers of the Nigerian Arm to the ranks of Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels and a Lieutenant Colonel.

A breakdown of those that benefited from the promotion shows that 29 Brigadier Generals were promoted to the rank of Major Generals, 95 Colonels to Brigadier Generals, while 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant Colonel.

Among those promoted to the rank of Major General are, Brigadier General TOB Ademola, Nigeria Defence Attaché to China.

A statement by the Director Army public relations Brigadier General Sani Usman says the approval of the promotion by the Army Council is the last for the year.

The promotion is expected to re-energise the beneficiaries towards the discharge of their responsibilities.

Meanwhile the decoration of some of the promoted officers will take place today in Abuja.

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