The Director General Nigerian Army Resource Centre (DG NARC) Major General Ayodeji Wahab (Rtd) has adviced the newly decorated senior officers of the Centre to start planning their exit strategy while in active service because time waits for nobody.
The DG made this clear on Friday 4 December, 2020 during the decoration ceremony of the newly promoted senior officers of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja. He further encouraged the newly decorated officers to brace up to the responsibilities and challenges that would naturally come with their new ranks.
Also, in his remarks, a Senior Research Fellow, Major General Preye Fakrogha urged the celebrants to to always aspire to achieve success in whatever they do.
In the same vein, a Subject Expert in the Centre, Brigadier OO Arogundade stressed that every good thing comes from God. He admonished the celebrants to be more professional in the discharge of their constitutional responsibilities.
In his vote of thanks on behalf of the newly decorated senior officer, Brigadier General Adebayo Adegbite gave thanks to Almighty God for making the day possible for their investiture. He also thanked the amiable and indefatigable Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai for finding them worthy of the promotion.
“We pledge to remain loyal, conduct ourselves and discharge our responsibilities in line with your vision, for the greater accomplishment of the Nigerian Army strategic policies and objectives”, he said.
He further expressed sincere gratitude to the DG NARC, for his leadership style and temperament that have spurred their deeper understanding on the general administration and management of both human and material resources.
Similarly, the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai had decorated two senior officers from the Centre who also benefited from the promotion exercise at the Army Headquarters Command Officers’ Mess, Abuja. They are: Brigadier General Uwem Bassey and Brigadier General John Ochai who were elevated to the rank of Major Generals, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the Centre to four.
Present at the ceremony were the Senior Research Fellows, Directors, Subject Experts, senior officers both serving and retired, soldiers, civilian staff of the Centre, as well as Course mates and families of the celebrants.