The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, has promoted 468 lieutenants to captain, in an Army circular obtained by correspondents on Tuesday.
An official circular exclusively obtained exclusively by Premium Times revealed that Nigerian Army has promoted 468 lieutenants to captain.
The promotions will take effect from June 2016 for some officers and from November 2017 for many others.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, elevated the officers on July 19 following earlier approval by the Nigerian Army Council.
“Officers will not wear their new ranks until they are officially authorised by their commanders,” the memo, signed by I.O. Rabiu, a major general and Military Secretary, said.
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