The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar Kana, mni has advised newly promoted officers of the Armed Forces against pride in discharging their duties.
Dr. Kana gave the advice when he decorated Colonel OO Diya with the rank of Brigadier General Olusola Oyelola Diya at a ceremony attended by the celebrant’s mother, Mrs. Josephine Diya as well as Senior Officers of the Military and Management staff of the Ministry of Defence.
He said that pride is destructive and negates humility in the eyes of the Almighty adding that new ranks comes with added responsibility meant to serve humanity at a higher level and desperation.
Responding, Brig. Gen. OO Diya expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the promotion and promised to align his new rank with all potentials that may come his way in the discharge of his duties.
Isa Bala Kabir
For: Director (Press)