Baba Buhari, a Colonel of the Nigerian Army, has emerged as the ‘Overall Best Participant’ of the Army War College Nigeria Course 4/2020.
Buhari, the Course 4 President, was also named the participant with the ‘Best Paper’ at the graduation ceremony held at the TY Buratai Auditorium at WU Bassey Barracks on Friday.
Naija News reports that he was given the Chief of Army Staff, ‘COAS Golden Award’ for coming tops.
Speaking at the ceremony, Defence Minister, Maj. Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), urged participants to use the knowledge gotten from training to improve military capacity.
He said: “To our graduands and future operational level commanders, I must say that it is your responsibility to understand and situate yourself in the ever-changing character of conflicts and the complexities of the global contemporary security environment.
“lt is my firm belief that upholding the standards set for this level of training would develop the much needed capacity to overcome our current and future security challenges as a nation.”
Meanwhile, the Army Council on Wednesday, 25th of November 2020, approved the promotion of senior officers to the next ranks of Major General and Brigadier General respectively.
A total of 39 Brigadier Generals are lucky to be meritoriously promoted to Major General, while 97 Colonels have also been elevated to Brigadier General accordingly, Sagir Musa, acting Army spokesperson told Naija News in a statement on Thursday.
Source: Naija News