The Nigerian Army has decorated the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu and Capt. Abubakar Danjibrin.
Naija News understands that the decoration took place at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji in Kaduna State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa, decorated the officers.
This is coming after President Muhammadu ls that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the accelerated promotion of the officers on Tuesday on the recommendation of Buratai.
Naija News understands that Aeosun was a Major General, Biu was a Brigadier General while Danjibrin was a Lieutenant before the special promotions.
The Permanent Secretary, Batagarawa, said the promotion of the new officers was another remarkable milestone in their carrier as well as reward for their loyalty, commitment and dedication to service.
She commended Adeosun for the achievements in the fight against insurgency in the northeast, adding that Adeosun laid the foundation for recent feat the army had achieved.
“Your achievement in the fight against insurgency cannot be forgotten in a hurryBiu has also made remarkable contribution to the successes of the Operation Lafiya Dole since he assumed the headship,” she said.