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15 generals pulled out of army


AUCHI – Soldiers have been commended for their contribution towards maintaining internal security, especially the battle against insurgency in the country.

The former Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (NAEME), Maj.-Gen.Thompson Oliomogbe, made the commendation at the pulling out of 15 generals of the corps in Auchi on Friday.

He charged the younger soldiers not to take anything for granted in their career.

He reminded them that their career had just begun and that they should put up their best to attain the highest level and peak in their profession.

Oliomogbe urged them to extend same cooperation he enjoyed from them to his successor, adding that they should also invest in learning, self-development and to acquire more skills.

Oliomogbe urged his retired colleagues to try and retain their credibility by promoting the ideals of the profession.

He urged them to ensure that their actions reflected oneness just like the country, though with diverse ethnic groups, was one indivisible entity.

He also appreciated the civilian workers for the success of the corps during his tenure.

Those pulled out along with Oliomogbe were Maj.- Gen. Kefre Ekwo, Maj.-Gen. Nnemeka Maduegbunam, Maj.-Gen Martins Airende and Maj.-Gen. Abbas Adekanye.

Others were Brig.-Gen Idi Adamu, Brig.-Gen. Patrick Onaghise, Brig.-Gen Samuel Ayo, Brig.-Gen Peter Aremu, Brig.-Gen. Jacob Amao and Brig.-Gen Joshua Ibilaye.

Others included Brig.- Gen Ibrahim Alawode, Brig.-Gen.Samuel Adesogan, Brig.-Gen. Chukwuka Ani and Brig.- Gen. Abel Okpeki.

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo, Chief Patrick Obahiagbon, Chief of Staff to Edo Government and Capt. Pius Senebe attended the ceremony. (NAN)

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