Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Kukasheka Usman retires
Brigadier-General Kukasheka Usman
The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman will with effect from Friday, February 8, 2019, proceed on terminal leave prior to his voluntary retirement from the Nigerian Army.
In a statement made available to Apex News Thursday, the Army spokesman said he was leaving highly fulfilled after contributing his best to national development, the Nigerian Army, gaining great wealth of knowledge, experience, and inestimable network of friends which he will treasure forever.
According to him, he was seizing the opportunity to thank all for the friendship, love, support, loyalty and encouragement over the years that tremendously assisted him personally and repositioning the Directorate to the enviable height attained, thus far.
He thanked the nation and the Nigerian Army for the wonderful opportunity to serve the country and humanity in various capacities for over three decades.
Brigadier-General Usman also expressed gratitude to the Nigerian Army for giving him the wonderful opportunities and work exposure to practice Public Relations to the point of being a Fellow of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR), Member of the National Institute (mni), among other honours, awards and qualifications and attained the highest level of command of the Directorate of Army Public Relations twice.
He pointed out that although a new Director has not been appointed yet, he was handing over to Colonel AA Yusuf, the Chief of Staff, Directorate of Army Public Relations.
“As I exit this noble profession voluntarily, I wish you all continued fruitful years of service and God’s blessings, guidance and protection, amen. I will certainly miss you all and will continue to cherish the friendship and bond among us,” he said.