The Army has announced redeployment of 11 Generals and other senior officers in a major shakeup after the appointment of new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya.
A statement released on the verified Facebook page of the Nigerian Army by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, said the posting was in line with the vision of the COAS.
According to the statement, Those affected in the reorganisation include:
a. Major General FO Omoigui ( from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI to Land Forces Simulation Centre Nigeria and appointed Director General),
b.Major General CG Musa ( from Nigerian Army Resource Centre to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Theatre Commander),
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c.Major General OR Aiyenigba ( from Defence Headquarters to Headquarters Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police and appointed Provost Marshal(Army)) and
d. Major General IM Jallo (from Defence Space Administration to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Deputy Theatre Commander 1).
“Others affected in the posting include: Brigadier General NU Muktar from Nigeria High Commission Islamabad to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Director of Procurement, Brigadier General O Nwachukwu from Defence Headquarters ( Director Defence Information) to Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations and appointed Director, Brigadier General AE Abubakar from Department of Training and Operations( Defunct) to Headquarters 22 Brigade and appointed Commander, Brigadier General KO Ukandu from Office of the Chief of Army Staff (Director Procurement) to National Defence College and appointed Directing Staff.
The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya urged all the affected senior officers to justify the confidence reposed on them. All posting and appointments are with immediate effect”.