President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Colonel Mohammed Lawal Abubakar, is leaving his post after almost six years.
Abubakar, it was gathered, is proceeding on a five months Strategic and Defence Course at Santiago Chile (from 8 March – 30 July 2021).
The course is a prerequisite for his next promotion to the rank of Brigadier-General.
Abubakar, who will by the end of February, be the longest serving ADC to a civilian president (having served in that position for almost six years), and the second longest serving ADC in the history of Armed Forces of Nigeria after late Colonel Walbe who served General Yakubu Gowon for nine (9) years, will be suceeded by Colonel Yusuf Mukhtar Dodo who is expected to report to duty on Monday February 1st, 2021.
Dodo who is from Katsina State, was until his appointment, the adjutant, Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna.