COAS: Attahiru Don Take Over, As Buratai Take Last Salute

January 29 03:58 2021
Gen.Attahiru taking over NA flag from Gen. Buratai

The new oga patapata for Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru Don Take Over office from Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai as the Chief of Army Staff.

The ogbonje event wey happin for Abuja during the Handing and Taking Over Ceremony between the Outgoing Chief of Army Lt Gen Tukur Buratai and incoming Chief of Army Staff Maj Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.

For the occasion ,the before before Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai talk some of the key things wey them go remember during his tenure as Chief of Army Staff.

He say him improved professionalism for the NA, responsiveness in the training,logistics and welfare of the soldiers ,officers and men of the NA including their members and the improvement of the responsiveness to the Nigerian Democratic imperative.

Gen. Buratai say, him achievements within 66 months wey him be Oga for Army, say him enhanced Civil military relations,brought new innovations, introduced cyber warfare, research and development, infrastructural development, production of fighting platforms (military hardware), and drastically stabilized the security challenges for the country.

Him come tuwale for President Muhammadu Buhari wey give am opportunity to serve as the COAS till him honourably resigned.

Him also thanked officers and men of the NA for the loyalty,discipline and commitment accorded to him during his tenure.

Him commit him cap for the troops wey dey all the formations and theatre operations for their show of patriotism,professionalism and dexterity in the fight against insurgents, banditry, kidnapping and other associated crimes in the country.

Gen. Buratai wey President Muhammadu Buhari appointed for July 2015 as the Chief of Army Staff,spent 40 years in service as a soldier and 66 months in office as COAS.

Buratai exchanging pleasantries with senior officers at event

Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru dey among those Service Chiefs wey President Buhari appoint on Tuesday alongside with other Service Chiefs following the resignation of the outgoing Service Chiefs on 26th January 2021.

Buratai taking his last salute as COAS

Before him appointment as COAS, Gen. Attahiru don hold plenty positions in NA , amongst them are ; the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army Enugu, Deputy Director Military Secretary 2 at the AHQ MS (A), Director Army Public Relations, Theatre Commander,Operation Lafiya Dole , Director Staff Duties and Deputy Chief of Policy and Plans at the Army Headquarters. 

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