President Muhammadu Buhari was fully garbed in a ceremonial military uniform on his arrival at the Nigerian Army trooping and presentation of colours parade at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Thursday, 27 April, 2023.
The President, who arrived Eagle Square, venue of the parade, at about 10:16 am, was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
Buhari will unveil 28 out of the 81 national and regimental colours for the newly established and operationalized units and retired unit colours of the Nigerian Army.
Dignitaries present include 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 is currently reviewing over 1,000 Nigerian Army Officers who are standing at attention on the parade ground.
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