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A man who is leading the fight against this Boko Haram insurgency is General Yusuf Buratai. He is from Buratai town in the Biu Local Government Area of Borno State. He went to primary school in Buratai town, before he gained admission and graduated with distinction from the Government Teachers College Potiskum, which is in Yobe State.

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Buratai gained admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna in 1981 as a part of the 29 Regular Combatant Course, he was appointed the Cadet Sergeant Major (CSM). After he completed his training, he was commissioned into the Infantry Corps of the Nigerian Army as a Second Lieutenant. He studied history and Philosophy from the University of Maiduguri and Bangladesh University of Professionals in Dhaka respectively, before graduating from the National Defense College in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

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He has served in Elele, Port Harcourt, in Angola, Lagos, as an administrative officer in Abuja, to mention but a few.

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General Buratai was appointed Chief of Army Staff in 2015, his promotion dates are as a Lieutenant in 1985, as a Captain in 1989, as a Major in 1994, as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1998, as a Colonel in 2004, as a Brigadier General in 2009, as a Major General in 2012, and as a Lieutenant General in 2015.

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Lt Gen Buratai has won many honours and awards, his honour and awards include Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, Distinguished Service Star, Grand Service Star, Pass Staff Course Dagger, Field Command Medal, Training Support Medal, and the United Nations Medal for Angolan Verification Medal II.

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General Buratai is a beacon to the military team and we commend him for his selfless service to keep Nigeria safe from harm.

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Top Comments
BenJennifer · 06/26/2020
buratai is a big fool
SmithSunday_01 · 06/25/2020
which safe is he keeping Nigeria or his the one even killing all our fallen soldiers
RuqayyahBalaMatazu · 06/26/2020
Aaa why is he holding snakes
IdowuAdesoji_01 · 06/28/2020
God blessed u Sir

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