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Rapper Reminisce’s elder brother becomes Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army +everything you need to know about Shamsideen Shafaru

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Rapper Reminisce’s elder brother becomes Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army

+Everything you need to know about Shamsideen Shafaru

Shamsideen Shafaru is rapper Reminisce’ elder brother. He has just been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.

You don’t want to mess with ‘Alaga Ibile’ Reminisce right now except you have the stomach to belly whatever might come out of it.

Well, the news is that the talented rapper’s elder brother has been promoted to the rank of a Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army. Formerly a colonel, Shamsideen T. Shafaru has now become a 1-star general.

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BlackBox Nigeria investigation revealed that Brigadier General Shamsideen T. Shafaru is one of the 92 Colonels who were promoted in November following approval by the Nigerian Army Council.

While little is known about the new Army General who has a famous younger brother, BlackBox Nigeria checks has revealed that his interests lie mainly in training and has at different times been a lecturer at Nigerian owned defense institutions. Brig. Gen. Shafaru is currently a Director at the Army War College in Abuja. Before then he was a Secretary at the National Defence College, Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering.

Reminisce' elber brother, Shamsideen Shafaru

Shamsideen Shafaru (4th right) during a visit to a US military facility

He has also worked at the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering, Armed Forces Command and Staff College and also as a Staff Officer Engineer Operations at a United Nations Mission in Sudan.

It was also uncovered by BlackBox Nigeria that Shamsideen Shafaru has shown promise from his early days in the military. In 2006, BBN discovered, the then Major Shamsideen Shafaru was the Overall Best Allied Student award winner at the 27th graduation ceremony (Senior Division) of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College where he joined other fine officers from other African nations.

An academia per excellence, he also has a published literature titled Boko Haram: Understanding Terrorism And The Terrorist Threat National Consortium For The Study Of Terrorism And Responses To Terrorism University Of Maryland

An engineer by training, Shamsideen Shafaru joined the Nigerian Army in 1989 after graduating with a degree in engineering from the Nigerian Defence Academy. A fellow of the Havard Kennedy School, Brigadier General Shafaru also holds a PH.D in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University in the US.

NB: Additional information was obtained from his Linkedin account.

 

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