He nigerian army has announced the redistribution of the main generals.

The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya approved the redeployment of senior officers in an effort to ensure administrative and operational efficiency in the Nigerian Army (NA).

The Director of Public Relations of the Army, Brigadier General. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Saturday, said the new posts and appointments were aimed at maintaining recent operational successes recorded in combating emerging security challenges in the country.

Mr. Nwachukwu said the officers affected are major generals and brigadier generals, among other senior officers from army formations and units.

He added that those affected in the redeployment include some Principal Officers of the General Staff of the Army Headquarters, Corps Commanders, Commanders of Army Training Institutions, Brigade Commanders, Commanders and several others.

In the new appointment, Mr. Nwachukwu said that General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, moves to the Northeast as Operation Joint Task Force Northeast Theater Commander Hadin Kai (OPHK).

He said that the Chief of Training (Army), Gen.-Gen. Abdulsalam Ibrahim had been appointed the GOC 3 Division as well as the Operation Safe Haven Commander (OPSH) while the Major General. AS Chinade would move from 2nd Headquarters Division to 82nd Headquarters Division as GOC.

He said that the Major General. GM Mutkut had been appointed to GOC 8 Division and Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) Commander of the Army Headquarters Policy and Planning Department.

“Those newly appointed corps commanders are the former theater commander, OPHK, major general. Christopher Musa, as the new Corps Commander, Infantry Corps, while Gen.-Gen. MS Ahmed transfers to Nigerian Army Armored Corps Headquarters as Corps Commander.

“Senior-Gen. BR Sinjen moves from Nigerian Army Ordnance College to Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps Headquarters as new Corps Commander and Maj. PE Eromosele moves from National Defense College to Nigerian Army Engineer Headquarters as commander .

“Also, Major General. AA Ayannuga passes to the Nigerian Army Cyber ​​Warfare Command as Commander, while Maj.-Gen. GS Abdullahi transfers from Defense Space Administration to Nigerian Army Signal Headquarters.

“Among the new Principal Officers of the General Staff of the Defense and Army Headquarters are Division General. Solomon Udounwa, who is redeployed from Army Headquarters Department of Special Services and Programs to Defense Headquarters as Chief of Defense Training and Operations.


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“Senior-Gen. SG Mohammed has been appointed Head of Training, Gen.-Gen. UT Musa from the 82nd Division Headquarters to the Department of Army Administration as Director of Personnel Management, while Maj.-Gen. And Yahaya from the 31st Artillery Brigade Headquarters is transferred to the Army Administration Department as Director of Human Resources (Army) among several others,” he said.

Mr. Nwachukwu said that Brig. TI Gusau has been appointed as Director of Defense Information, while Brig. AM Umar was appointed as the new Commander of the Guards Brigade.

According to him, another redeployed brigade commander includes the brigadier general. S Aliyu of the 6th Headquarters Division to the 63rd Headquarters Brigade, while Brig. HD Bobbo moves from the National Defense College to the 31st Brigade Headquarters.

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“Brigadier General. MT Aminu moves from Army War College Nigeria to 35th Brigade HQ among several others.

“It is imperative to note that redeployment in the Nigerian Army is routine, particularly with the recent Army Council-approved senior officer promotion for the year 2022.

“The redeployment of all appointees is effective as of January 11,” he added. (YAYA)


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