President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, bade his former Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Col. Mohammed Abubakar, farewell.
Lt. Col. Yusuf Dodo is the brand new ADC. Dodo was an Academy Adjutant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).
The Nigerian chief picked him from a listing of three doable successors Abubakar submitted.
The Colonel, 48, will begin a five-month course in Santiago, Chile, from March 8 to July 30.
The course is a prerequisite for his promotion to the rank of Brigadier-Normal, anticipated within the final quarter of 2021.
Abubakar is the longest serving ADC to a civilian president. He has been with President Buhari since Might 29, 2015.
He’s additionally the second longest serving ADC within the historical past of the Nigerian armed forces after late Col. Walbe, who served Gen. Yakubu Gowon for 9 years.
Abubakar has been described as an skilled commander, teacher, safety supervisor and a proficient investigator.
Born on March 28, 1973 at Wusasa in Zaria, his father is from Kano State and his mom is from Edo State.
Abubakar attended the Nigerian Army Faculty, Zaria from 1985 to 1990. He’s a fellow of the Nigerian Military Useful resource Centre.
Buhari bids ex-ADC Abubakar farewell, Dodo takes over