By obstinately demanding for the Golden Stool, which was the symbol of the Ashanti nation, Hogston didn’t know that he was, apologies to Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, provoking an uprising, which would “bring out the beast” in the Ashanti people.
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The letters were presented to the duo on Tuesday
The former Service Chiefs are ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin; former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai; former Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; and former Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar.
The confirmation was made at a closed door session of the Senate on Tuesday
The former Service Chiefs were led to the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs by the Senior Special Assistant President Muhammadu Buhari on Senate, Senator Babajide Omoworare.
Buratai, a non career ambassadorial designate said this when he appeared before Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs for secreening on Thursday in Abuja.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the President, Femi Adesina, in a statement on Thursday
The Service Chiefs, led by General Abayomi Olonisakin (Chief of Defence Staff); Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai as Chief of Army Staff; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, were generally considered inefficient and incompetent by many Nigerians. This has to be put in context.
As part of the military tradition in honouring a retiring Chief of Army Staff, the event involved a march past by the officers of the Nigerian Army.
Buratai stated this in his valedictory speech during the Pulling Out Parade by the Nigerian Army on Friday in Abuja.
In a congratulatory message to him on Wednesday in Osogbo, Oyelude said the ex-Army Chief left the Nigerian Army better than he met it.
Attahiru was appointed the COAS by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside other Service Chief on Tuesday following the resignation of the incumbents with immediate effect.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, who inaugurated the hall in memory of the deceased, also directed all officers and soldiers to always uphold and perform their responsibilities of protecting the territorial integrity of the great nation.
The spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Sagir Musa, passed on the commendation of the COAS in a statement on Saturday
The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sagir Musa, told newsmen after the visit that the COAS also inspected the comprehensive upgrade of facilities at the Nigerian Army 44 Reference Hospital in Kaduna.
Buratai made the remarks during the final screening for 80 regular recruits at Falgore forest training camp on Monday in Kano State.
The posting was approved by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai
Buratai gave the assurance on Wednesday when he visited the Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mustapha Umar Mustapha, in his palace.
Buratai, who was represented at the Military Chapel by the Chief of Training and Operations (Army), Major General Nuhu Angbazo, commended them for their commitment and gallantry in the war against insurgency in the North East throughout the year.
Buni gave the commendation at the Christmas Luncheon organised for the troops by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, at Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Bunu Yadi on Friday.