FORMER DEPUTY SPEAKER OGUN IS HONORED BY THE NIGERIAN ARMY
Hon. Oludare Kadiri, a former deputy speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has received recognition from the Nigerian Army for his bravery in the military and outstanding nation-building contributions.
At the 34th reunion of the Great 26 Regular Intake of the Nigerian Army, held on Saturday, Kadiri, who left the Army in 1993, received a distinguished award.
Families, friends, and well-wishers of the members of the Great 26 Regular Intake were present at the event held at the Event Hall, St. Lwanga Catholic Church, Nigerian Army Cantonment, Ikeja, Lagos.
Brigadier-General I. E. Akpaumontia, the commander of 9 Brigade Nigerian Army, who presided over the occasion, praised Kadiri for being a deserving ambassador and a source of pride for the military in his remarks.
Master Warrant Officer Babatunde Agbi, Chief Clerk of the Nigerian Army Signal Headquarters Apapa, who was acting on behalf of Akpaumontia, said Kadiri was one of the intake members who had been promoted while still favorably representing the group.
Along with the former Deputy Speaker, who attended the event as a special guest of honor, the Army group also honored Babatunde Kilo, the Chief Accountant of the Lagos State Electoral Commission, for his noteworthy contributions.
Kadiri responded on behalf of the other honorees, saying it had been a great honor for him to serve his country