Liberian leader, Sirleaf arrives for NDA honour

Sirleaf with President Jonathan on arrival today

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) will honour Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, and Liberia’s President Helen Johnson Sirleaf at its graduation ceremony on Saturday, the commandant said.

The Commandant, Maj-Gen. Chukwuemeka Onwuamaegbu, said in Kaduna on Friday that the two personalities would be honoured at the graduation ceremony of 262 cadets of the NDA 59 Regular Course.

Onwuamaegbu gave the information when Gov. Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State paid visited the academy, explaining that the graduands comprised cadets from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Force and two cadets from Liberia.

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He said that Vice President Namadi Sambo would represent President Goodluck Jonathan on the occasion.

He said that security measures had been put in place to ensure a successful ceremony.

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