We are proud of you, Okowa speaks of sterling qualities of new chief of defense staff, Leo Irabor
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state posted on Facebook as follows:
On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate a fine military officer and gentleman, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, on his appointment as the new Chief of Defence Staff.
As you prepare to take over the mantle of leadership of our nation’s military, we are proud of you and we know that you will continue to be a great ambassador of our great state.
One Ossai Chukwunenye, who commented on the page of the governor, said: “I joined His Excellency to appreciate the President for the appointment. As a theatre commander of operation Lafiya Dole, and immediate chief of training and operation: General Irabor will help reenergize the fight against terrorism. Congratulations sir.