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Later the same year, during one of his frequent visits to the frontlines in Bama, Borno state, General Buratai, also gave special automatic promotion to two soldiers for their gallantry in fighting Boko Haram.
The soldier, a Master Warrant Officer of the Nigerian Army, Donatus Vonkong, was turbaned in the palace as ‘Zanna’, meaning, traditional aide. Vonkong is also one of the Nigerian Army soldiers attached to the Shehu's palace.
Congratulating Nigerians across all faiths, particularly our Muslim and Christian faithful, the archbishop said the occasion has become a reminder of the great things that can be achieved together.
The Nigerian Army has approved the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of major general and brigadier general respectively. The army said the promotions were approved by the Nigerian Army Council on Saturday the November 9.
There are indications that no proper intelligence sharing exits between the Nigeria police and the Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents and other security threats in the country.
Khalifa said the court will also be guided by the principles of justice, equity and fairness as he urged the members of the court to remain fair in discharging of the responsibility.