In continuation with the activities marking the 2021 Infantry Corps Reunion, a special parade was held in honour of those retired senior officers of the Corps in which Lieutenant General LO Adeosun (rtd) was the Special Guest of Honour and Reviewing Officer.
Justice Watch News gathered that the interesting aspect of the programme shortly after the inspection of parade, march past in slow and quick time, there was presentation of awards to two deserving officers.
The two distinguished themselves during promotion exams.
The recipients were Major SC Ogbogbo of Guards Brigade Nigerian Army for coming first at Senior Staff Qualifying Exams 2021 and to a female officer, Lieutenant OR Oyetunde, of the Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps for coming first in Lieutenant to Captain practical promotion examination.
The prices were instituted and presented by Brigadier General Buba Marwa (rtd), Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Subsequently, the Special Guest of Honour, and Reviewing Officer, Lieutenant General LO Adeosun (rtd) presented an address. Thereafter, he, along with other retired officers were pulled out in a grand style.
Present at the impressive ceremony was the Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, Principal Staff Officers from the Army Headquarters, the Force Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force, Major General AK Ibrahim, Infantry Corps Commander, Major General VO Ezugwu, General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General KI Mukhtar, senior military officers both serving and retired, officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army and members of their families and soused and friends of the retired officers, amongst others.
Those pulled out including former Chief of Policy and Plans, Army Headquarters, Lamidi Adeosun, and 11 other generals out of active service.
Other are M.D. Abubakar, I. Birigeni, C.M. Abraham, A.C.C. Agundu, T.O.B. Ademola, A.M. Jalingo and A.S. Maikobi, all major generals.
The Pull out ceremony in photos: