The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has bagged an award of excellence as Man-of-the-Year 2022.
The award was conferred on the CDS by the media platform, News Headquarters Publisher Services.
In a statement by its Publisher, Gena Lubem, the company said that the award is in recognition of Irabor’s track record of selfless service, professionalism, and undiluted transparency introduced into the Nigerian military through the Defence Headquarters.
Lubem said these track records listed were infused into the dynamic nature of making Nigeria safer and much more habitable by the citizens and other categories of residents.
He said: “The CDS has restored discipline amongst the officers and staff, he equally moved a step further by confronting the Boko Haram terrorists, IPoB, bandits, insurgents, and other criminals that constituted a wedge to the overall growth of the country as was contemplated by His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and Commander-In-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
“We wish to thank him immensely for coordinating and sustaining all the actions, programmes, efforts, and special projects that have accounted for the liberation of communities and the return of peace across Nigeria.
“We are optimistic that by injecting hard work, perseverance, renewed commitment, and effective deployment of material and human resources, to carry out his assigned responsibilities, he has equally indelibly placed your precious name on the sands of time in service to nation and mankind”.
The organiser added that the award will be bestowed on the CDS on Thursday, 12th January.