No fewer than four (4) indigenes of Katsina State were promoted to the rank of General recently by the Nigerian Army Council, Katsina Post learnt.
Those promoted according to our checks are Major General Masanawa, Brigadier General Abumawashi, Brigadier General Danja, and Brigadier General I. Ahmed.
A statement from Army spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, on Sunday said the council approved the promotion on Saturday, 9th of November, 2019.
The Army Council approved the promotion of 231 senior officers to the next ranks.
The breakdown of those elevated, according to a statement issued by the army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usam on Tuesday shows that 29 Brigadier-Generals were elevated to Major-Generals and 95 Colonels to Brigadier-Generals.
The others are 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant Colonel.