Nigeria: Buratai Warns Generals Against Coup

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General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has warned generals against coup, vowing that the Nigerian Army will never tolerate any agent of destabilization bent on scuttling the current democratic dispensation.

Buratai who spoke yesterday, while the Nigerian Army decorated 39 newly promoted Major Generals, said he is aware that some generals were being approached and his eyes are on them.

Disclosing that the Army hierarchy was aware of some interests making efforts to interact with certain personnel, General Buratai expressed confidence in the discipline and loyalty of the newly decorated officers.

He spoke on the security challenges plaguing the nation of which the polity has been awash with calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service chiefs.

Buratai said that he is glad that the Spiritual Warfare Seminar was held on Wednesday and most of the decorated generals today are graduates of the Spiritual.

He also said he is considering more empowerment to the GOCs to make sure that they motivate the formations more effectively.

Guest of Honour and Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi(RTD) corroborated the comments of the Chief of Policy and Plans, Army, Lt. Gen LO Adeosun, who said godfatherism and lobbying for appointments and promotions was affecting the operations of the Nigerian Army.

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