Buhari Arrives Army Parade In Military Uniform In Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at the Nigerian Army trooping and presentation of colours parade at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Thursday.
Buhari arrived in a fully garbed ceremonial military uniform.
The president will unveil 28 out of the 81 national and regimental colours for the newly established and operationalised units and retired unit colours of the Nigerian Army.
According to reports, some of the dignitaries at the ceremony included the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba.
Others are the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, among others, and members of the National Executive Council.
Buhari was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.
The Nigerian leader also reviewed over 1000 Nigerian Army officers who are standing at attention on the parade ground.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday, said more Nigerian students will be evacuated from Sudan today.