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Gov. Idris Rejoices With 7 Senior Army Officers Of Kebbi Promoted To Generals

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Gov. Idris Rejoices With 7 Senior Army Officers Of Kebbi Promoted To Generals

The Kebbi State Government wishes to felicitate with seven indigenes of the State who were recently promoted to senior ranks in the Nigerian Armed Forces.

The promotion of the officers was announced by the Military authorities in a recent excercise comprising the Nigerian Army, Airforce and the Navy.

A statement signed by Kebbi State Commissioner of Information and Culture Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed BK on behalf of the Kebbi State Government said Governor Nasir Idris was highly elated with the news of the promotion which involved seven high ranking officers from Kebbi State.

According to him, the names of the promoted officers are Major Generals WB Idris and M Adamu all from Ngaski Local Government Area; Major General GS Mohammed from Bagudo Local Government Area and Major General GA Suru from Suru Local Government Area.

Others are Navy Commodore SM Tasi’u from Yauri Local Government Area; Air Vice Marshal ZA Usman from Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area and Air Commodore SM Chindo from Argungu Local Government Area.

Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed remarked that the Kebbi state Governor, while rejoicing with the officers on the promotion, noted that were entire people of Kebbi state are united in identifying with them in their hour of remarkable achievement in the service of their fatherland.

He quoted Governor Nasir Idris as saying that the Kebbi state government was proud of the officers having attained one star and two star ranks at these auspicious and security challenges defining times in the nation’s history.

The Governor was full of
praises for the officers for their high sense of patriotism and of duty culminating in the acknowledgment of their efforts as attested to, by these promotions.

‘ I call on the people of the state to continue to pray for the nation’s security forces in all theaters and flashpoints of war against bandits and other lawless criminals in the country,” the statement quoted Governor Idris as saying.

He urged the promoted officers to redouble their zeal for the task ahead and rededicate themselves to the service of their country and the maintenance of law and order.

 

Credit: YAHAYA SARKI,
Special Adviser (SA) on Media and Publicity to Kebbi State Governor.

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