Obasanjo decorates son shot by Boko Haram with Brigadier General rank.


Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is now a proud father of a Brigadier General in the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN)…...continue reading 


The retired General decorated his son, Adeboye Obasanjo, with the new rank after the recent Nigerian Army (NA) promotion.


Although the decoration is usually done by the spouse and a superior officer, Obasanjo was accorded the honour being a former Commander-in-Chief.The ceremony was held at the Nigerian Army Engineers (NAE) Headquarters in Bonny Camp, Victoria Island, Lagos.


The former President was accompanied by the Towulade of Akinale Kingdom of Egbaland, Oba Olufemi Ogunleye.


Adeboye, an Engineering Corps member, holds two Master’s degrees and other qualifications. He served in many operations and formations in Nigeria and abroad.Some soldiers under the platoon he commanded died in the attack. Adeboye had been deployed to the battlefield from 3 Division in Jos, Plateau State.


Adeboye was elevated from a Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel in December 2016…….continue reading