1967 – Colonel Yakubu Gowon became C-in-C, same year promoted himself to 4star general skipping 3 ranks( Brigadier, Major General, Lt. General)
1975- Brigadier Murtala Mohammed became c-in-c and same year promoted himself to 4star general same year skipping 2 ranks( Major General, Lt. General)
1976- Lt. General Olusegun Obasanjo after enjoying double promotion largesse from Murtala Mohammed in 1975 became c-in-c and same day promoted himself to the next rank of 4star general.
1983- Major General Muhammadu Buhari became C-in-C and refused to promote himself. Instead, he counted it no insult to wear the same rank with his subordinate, Brigadier Tunde idiagbon who he promoted to major general same year. ‘Till today, he still remains a Major General.
1985- recently promoted Major General Ibrahim Babangida became C-in-C and same year promoted himself to 4star general skipping 1 rank( Lt. General).
1995- Lt. General Sanni Abacha became c-in-c and subsequently promoted self to the next rank of 4star general same day.
1998- After the sudden death of Abacha, the then Chief of defense staff Major General Abdulsalami Abubakar became C-in-C and same night was promoted twice to become a 4star general allowing him to clinch the plum seat ahead of his superior Lt. General Jeremiah Useni who as at then was holding a political post of FCT minister.
PMB was bathed at birth with birth water of Integrity. It is inborn. No, be today!!!
It takes centuries for countries to produce such rare personalities.
No vacancy for looters in ASO ROCK, no amount of Dubai gang up