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General News of Saturday, 1 January 2022


Buhari reiterates commitment to welfare of armed forces

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed that the improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the nation’s Armed Forces remained a key priority to his administration.

Speaking Friday at the State House, Abuja while decorating the Commander of the Presidential Air Fleet, Abubakar Yaro Abdullahi with his new rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), said the promotion of the two-star general was aimed at encouraging commitment to service and loyalty to nation.

Supported by the spouse, Mrs A’isha Abdullahi and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Isiaka Oladayo Amao in decorating the officer with his new insignia and rank, President Buhari congratulated AVM Abdullahi and his spouse, on the attainment of the new rank and urged him not to relent on his performance, on account of which he got the promotion.

Also present to witness the decoration were the National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd), as well as his parents, Alhaji Abdu Abdullahi Yaro, Hajiya Hafsat Abdullahi and Hajia Aisha Beita.

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