By OKOSUN DENNIS
Newly promoted officers of the Nigerian Army were on Thursday decorated with their various rank badges at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
The decoration carried out by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, involved 227 officers.
21 of them were decorated with the rank of Major Generals while 93 were decorated with the rank of Brigadier Generals including the army spokesperson, Brig Gen Sani Usman.
Among the newly senior officers decorated were Major General Muhammed Aliyo, former GOC, 3 Division of the Nigerian Army who was involved in motor accident that led to the death of a senior officer.
The COAS enjoined the officers to see the promotion as a huge challenge to serve the nation better and not to rest in their oaks. He wished them successes in their various assignments.