Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has been conferred with two awards during the first Global Abti-terrorism and Counter-terrorism Conference and Workshop which was held in London, United Kingdom.
During the conference, Buratai delivered a lecture entitled – “Nigeria Unique Counter Insurgency – A Working Counter-Terrorism Model For Replication in Africa”
The organisers of the conference, the Anti-terrorism Accreditation Board, ATAB and Global Risk International United Kingdom, conferred The Pave The Way Award for exceptional bravery and peace building in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region under Multinational Joint Task Force which are focal points of DAESH/ISIS, and The Certified Master of Anti-terrorism Specialist Award.
According to the organisers “Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai is the first African to get this award.”
The Chief of Civil-Military Affairs of the Nigerian Army, Major General US Mohammed represented the Chief of Army Staff and received the awards on his behalf.