By Samuel Oamen
Former Chief of Staff Colonel Tukur Buratai (Rt Gen Tukur Buratai) gave himself a pass during his five years in charge of the army. Recently appointed as one of the non-professional ambassadors.
After a special evening held in Abuja by members of the 29th Formal Courses Association of the Nigeria Academy of Defense Science, Buratai talked with reporters.
Buratai and other service leaders appeared in a series of insecurity in different parts of the country, especially in the northeast, and security agencies seemed to have failed to contain the situation. After months of appeals for dismissal, they issued an appeal in January 2021. Voluntarily resigned on the 26th.
Buhari immediately appointed a major, General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defense Staff; Major General I. Attahiru, Chief of Staff of the Army; Chief of Naval Staff, General AZ Gambo
However, the president resigned on February 4, 2021, only after they resigned as chief of service The nominations of the country’s non-professional ambassadors were released within 9 days. ~The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) opposed this move and called on the president to withdraw the list. The PDP’s Ologbondiyan described the appointment as a conspiracy to protect the former retired chiefs from the “killing of innocent Nigerians and crimes against humanity” investigations they conducted under glorious surveillance.
However, Bratayi said in response to a question that he would not respond to the People’s Democratic Party’s statement, insisting that he is not a politician. .
“I’m a politician, so I have nothing to say. I’m doing well.
He said that he stood out as the Army Chief of Staff. The officer compiled a compendium of my achievements. In fact, I don’t even remember all the projects we have executed. In terms of infrastructure? In terms of capacity building? Is it in training? These are training exercises from “Python Dance”, “Crocodile Smile” and even the latest “Sports Sahelian Psychosis”.
“Is this in the medical field? The Nigerian Army University is a great achievement in terms of the education of our children and wards. He said that he may not immediately feel the impact of his efforts as the Army Chief of Staff .
However, he insisted that in the next five to ten years, the country will have high-quality officers. Talking about his honor party, Blatay said that this shows that he has performed well as the Army Chief of Staff.
“At this point, [[celebrated by my colleagues] this feels so good. .
“For me, the expression of love means a lot to me.
” It is a kind of pride to be recognized for your service to the country and people. .