Breaking News

Nigerian army says they have Buhari's Certificate

Yesterday, a military source told VanguardNigeria that the military does not have Gen. Buhari's certificate. It was later dismissed by the director of public relations of the Nigerian Army Brigadier Olaleye Lajide. Dismissing the reports, he said "the military have his academic records", that they're just waiting for him to apply for it.
The military spokesman made the disclosure while responding to the media seeking clarification about the status of Mr. Buhari’s records. Brigadier Lajide affirmed that the Nigerian Army is in possession of all records of serving, retired and deceased officers since its inception. He however added that, all military officers are supposed to keep original copies of their certificates.
According to him, in the event where an officer loses his or her original copy of records, the concerned officer must officially apply for copies from the army. He stated that the army responds to such requests in an expeditious manner. Brigadier Lajide told correspondent that he was a former director of records at the Nigerian Army headquarters and had seen records of older and retired generals. He added that he was in no doubt that General Buhari’s records were intact. Brigadier Olaleye insisted that the claim in a major Nigerian newspaper, that the army could not locate Mr. Buhari’s record was untrue.

No comments