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Your Support Is All We Require From Nigerians, Says Buratai.

Lt. Gen. Turkur Buratai.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Turkur Buratai, has called on all Nigerians to be supportive and committed to the resolve of government to stem the tide of criminality in Nigeria.

This he said in Ibadan Saturday at the Nigeria Writers Peace Summit, organised by the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), held at the Lead City University, the COAS, and several other Nigerians were given various awards and also a book, Nigeria’s involvement in the politics of peace and security in Africa from 1960 which was authored by the current chairman of ANA, Oyo State chapter, Funso Omotosho was launched.

Some of the awardees included the Olugbo of Ugboland, Oba Frederick Akinruntan; the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun; Minister of Communication, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu; founder and Pro-Chancellor of Lead City University, Prof Jide Owoeye; Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief Alaba Lawson; Iyaloja-General of Nigeria, Chief Folashade Tinubu Ojo; and former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Faronmbi and others.

Buratai, who was represented by the General Officer Commanding, 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Chukwunedum Abraham, said that the achievements recorded so far in enhancing national security in terms of fighting insurgency and terrorism and other criminal activities were not without the support of Nigerians. 

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