- Three outstanding army officers have been promoted to higher positions for outstanding in the delivery of their duties as soldiers
- The army announced that the trio of Nwabueze Agbo, Tijjani Namadi and Ibrahim Zakaria were promoted for distinguishing themselves in the service
- Nigerian Army boss Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai hopes that other soldiers would take a cue from the newly-promoted officers and do more for the nation
The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of three outstanding soldiers to high positions for performing well in their duties in the security organisation.
In a press statement signed by its spokesperson, Sagir Musa, and released early on Saturday, March 21, the army said the officers were promoted because they "exceptionally distinguished themselves in the service of our beloved nation".
In the promotion approved by the Nigerian Army Council, Army Warrant Officer Nwabueze Agbo, Master Warrant Officer Tijjani Namadi were promoted to the rank of Captain and Master Warrant Officer Ibrahim Zakaria was raised to the rank of Army Warrant Officer.
Before their promotions, Army Warrant Officer Nwabueze Agbo was the Regimental Sergent Major (RSM) of the Army Headquarters Abuja while Master Warrant Officer Tijjani Namadi was RSM 6 Battalion Abak. He was also the immediate security detail to the Army's Chief of Policy and Plans.
On his part, Ibrahim Zakaria was the RSM Army War College Abuja. With his new elevated position, he was appointed as RSM Army Headquarters.
The army praised the officers displaying an exceptional commitment, dedication, selfless service and loyalty.
It added that the promotion of the officers will serve as a morale booster and inspire others to show more commitment, loyalty and dedication to duty.
Legit.ng notes that the new promotions came just hours after the Army Headquarters said it had started mass recruitment of personnel into its Special Forces Concept Training nationwide.
The Director, Directorate of Army Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Brig.,-Gen Emmanuel Akpan, made this known on Friday, March 20 saying it was in line with global best practices to reinvigorate the force.
He spoke in Ado Ekiti during an advocacy visit to Gov. Kayode Fayemi.
Akpan said the sensitisation and enlightenment tour would take him to all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
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