Buratai emerges Daily Asset Man of the Year




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By Sumaila Ogbaje


Abuja – of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been nominated by management of Daily Asset Newspapers for its Man of the Year award.

Publisher of newspaper, Mr Cletus Akwaya, disclosed this when he led his management on courtesy visit to Army Headquarters in Abuja on .

Akwaya said that award was in recognition of many achievements of Nigerian army under leadership of Buratai ranging from successes recorded in counter insurgency operations to development.

According to him, no one can dispute these achievements because everyone knows that the Army has been visible in fight against terrorism.

He added that the decision to recognise Buratai by the editorial board was based on their assessment, adding that the paper found Buratai suitable as the recipient of “Daily Asset Man of the Year.”

Responding on behalf of the of Army Staff, the of Projects and Programmes, Maj.-Gen. Aliyu, conveyed Buratai’s acceptance of the award to the delegation.

Aliyu stated that the of Army Staff was more interested in accuracy of reportage of army activities, urging them to always publish factual stories in the interest of the .

According to him, “if there is anything that needs clarification, fall back on us to tell you whatever is the truth.

“The Chief of Army Staff is not only fighting terrorism but seeking an end to all sort of in every part of Nigeria,” he said.

(NAN)