Newly Promoted Lt Gen Adeosun Is Still Chief Of Training, Operations – Army

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Updated July 9, 2019

 

The Nigerian Army has described as fake, news making the rounds that newly promoted Lieutenant General Lamidi Adeosun has been appointed as the Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army.

According to a statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations Colonel Sagir Musa, Lt Gen LO Adeosun was just given an accelerated promotion from Major General to Lieutenant General, and still retains his appointment as Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Army.

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PRESS RELEASE

SPECIALLY/NEWLY PROMOTED LIEUTENANT GENERAL LO ADEOSUN IS STILL THE CHIEF OF TRAINING & OPERATIONS NIGERIAN ARMY

Contrary to fake news going round insinuating or suggesting appointment of Lieutenant General LO Adeosun as Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army, members of the public are hereby once again informed that Lieutenant General LO Adeosun has just been given special/accelerated promotion from Major General to Lieutenant General and formally communicated to him by the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai.

Lt Gen LO Adeosun is only granted special promotion by the President, Commander -in – Chief, of the Armed Forced of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari for his extra ordinary feats, exemplary leadership, loyalty and uncommon commitment in the counter insurgency operation in the North Eastern part of Nigeria. He still retains his appointment/position as Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Army.

Any contrary information is baseless, fake news and should be disregarded.

SAGIR MUSA

Colonel

Acting Director Army Public Relations

9 July 2019