The Nigerian Army Council has approved the promotion of senior officers to the next ranks of major general and brigadier general.
Among those promoted to the rank of major general are Brigadier General S. Idris, Defence Headquarters Abuja; Brigadier General D.C. Onyemulu, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi Lagos; Brigadier General B.O. Sawyer, Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans; Brigadier General G.S. Abdullahi, Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Brigadier General I.M. Obot, Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja; Brigadier General A.L. Lawal, Nigerian High Commission, Cairo Egypt; Brigadier General L.A. Adegboye, Headquarters, 82 Division, Enugu; Brigadier General A.B. Ibrahim, Army Headquarters Training and Operations; Brigadier General P.B. Fakroga, Headquarters, Nigerian Army Women Corps; Brigadier General C.K. Nwosu, Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, and Brigadier General H.I. Bature, Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command, Minna.
Others include Brigadier Generals A.L. Dusu, Defence Headquarters, Abuja; M.A. Masanawa, Ammunition Central Depot, Agunu, Kachia; J.A. Ataguba, Land Forces Simulation Centre, Abuja; A.E. Attu, National Defence College, Abuja; B.A. Isandu, Nigerian Army Intelligence School, Lagos; S.S. Araoye, Command Engineering Depot, Kaduna; M.S. Ahmed, Nigerian Embassy, Riyad; G.A.T. Ochigbano, Army Headquarters Department of Military Secretary; T.A. Lagbaja, Headquarters, 2 Brigade, Abak, Uyo; L.A. Fejokwu, Army Headquarters Department of Administration; P.E. Eromosele, National Defence College, Abuja; A.M. Alabi, Headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maiduguri; G.O. Adesina, Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans; M.M. Bunza, Nigerian Military School, Zaria; A.A. Adesope, Directorate of Audit and Financial Management Office of the Chief of Army Staff; K.I. Muktar, Army Headquarters Department of Administration; O.O. Olatunde, Headquarters, 35 Brigade, (posthumously promoted); E.A. Ndagi, Office of the National Security Adviser; K.O. Aligbe, Defence Headquarters; U.A. Yusuf, African Standby Force, ECOWAS Headquarters, Abuja; O.C. Ajunwa, Nigerian Embassy, Brasilia; F.O. Omoigui, Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations; and O.A. Akinyemi, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Lagos.