President Buhari Promotes Former North-East Commander, Major General Lamidi Adeosun

Written by on July 10, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of a former Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force in the North-East, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General.

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

 He said, “The present administration has continued to demonstrate total and unflinching support to the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the bid to effectively contain the security situation in the country, especially activities of terrorists in the North-East.

“It is in this wise that 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 extra-ordinary feats, courage, exemplary leadership, loyalty, uncommon commitment and valour in the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East part of the country.


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