President Muhammadu Buhari has a new Aide-De-Camp (ADC). Lt-Col Yusuf Muktar Dodo has officially resumed duties to replace the exiting Col Mohammed Lawal Abubakar.

Dodo, the Academy Adjutant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), was appointed ADC last month but had understudied Abubakar for three weeks to learn more on his new job.

Outgoing ADC, Abubakar concluded the handing/taking over process and daily briefings accordingly, was accompanied by his wife and daughter at a brief ceremony.

He is due for the rank of Brigadier-General after completing a promotional course in Chile.

He was nominated to attend a five months Strategic and Defence Course in Santiago Chile (from March 8 to July 30).

Abubakar leaves as 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.

The 48-year-old ADC, is a renowned army officer having served in various capacities within and outside Nigeria. he recommended his successor by nominating three seasoned and trustworthy Army Officers to President Buhari, from which the President picked Dodo.

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