COAS FLAGS UP EXERCISE EGWU EKE III IN 8 DIVISION NIGERIAN ARMY’S AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY
Today, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai along with other eminent personalities formally flagged up Exercise EGWU EKE III in 8 Division Nigerian Army’s area of responsibility at 1 Battalion, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
Present at the flagging up of the Exercise were the Kebbi State Governor, His Excellency, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, His Royal Highness, Major General Muhammadu Iliyasu Bashar (rtd), Emir of Gwandu, some Principal Staff Officers from Army Headquarters, Corps Commanders, General Officer Commanding 8 Division, Major General SO Olabanji, Commander 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, as well as members of Kebbi State council and the State’s Special Adviser on Security, Major General MD Isah (rtd). Others include heads of security and para-military agencies in Kebbi State, as well as officers, soldiers of the Nigerian Army and those of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and other security agencies.
Earlier, the Chief of Army Staff paid courtesy call on Kebbi State Governor, His Excellency, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu at the Government House, Birnin Kebbi and His Royal Highness, Major General Muhammadu Iliyasu Bashar (rtd), Emir of Gwandu and Chairman of Kebbi State Tradional Council in his palace.