Insurgency: Commander tasks newly-promoted military officers on dedication


Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has called on newly-promoted military officers to rededicate themselves to duty to totally eradicate insurgency.

Attahiru made the call during the investiture of two newly promoted senior officers of the command, on Saturday in Maiduguri. He said a number of military officers engaged in the war against insurgency, in the theatre of operation, had been promoted in view of their gallantry and outstanding performances.

“It has been a bumper harvest for the Theatre Command.The promotions are done in appreciation of your contributions to the success of the war against insurgency.I urge you to remain focused and do the right thing; the sky is your limit,” he said.

Attahiru urged the officers to understand that their new positions called for more dedication and accountability.

TBI Africa reports that the officers are Col. Chijioke Onwunle, who was promoted to the rank of a Brigadier-General and Capt. Alexander Bingel, promoted to the rank of Navy Commodore.

Onwunle is the Commander, 50 Space Commando, Operation Lafiya Dole, while Bingle serves as the Navy Liaison Officer of the Theatre Command.

In their responses, the two officers commended the military authorities for their promotion, and pledged to justify the confidence reposed in them.


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