Army appoints redeploys 11 Generals, appoints new spokesman

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The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment of 11 Generals and other senior officers in a major shakeup.

A statement by the army spokesman, Mohammed Yerima, on Thursday evening said the posting was in line with the vision of the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya.

“Those affected in the reorganisation include: Major General FO Omoigui from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI to Land Forces Simulation Centre Nigeria and appointed Director General, Major General CG Musa from Nigerian Army Resource Centre to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Theatre Commander, Major General OR Aiyenigba from Defence Headquarters to Headquarters Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police and appointed Provost Marshal (Army) and Major General IM Jallo from Defence Space Administration to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Deputy Theatre Commander 1,” the statement said.

“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, Brigadier General IB Abubakar from Nigerian Army Armour School to Army Headquarters Department of Army Operations and appointed Deputy Director Operations, Brigadier General AM Umar from Army War College Nigeria to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Chief of Staff to the Chief of Army Staff and Brigadier General AJS Gulani from Nigerian Army Armour School to Headquarters 24 Task Force Brigade and appointed Commander.

“Others are; Colonel KE Inyang from Headquarters Department of Army Logistics to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Military Assistant to the Chief of Army Staff, Colonel OO Braimah from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI to Nigeria High Commission Islamabad and appointed Defence Attachee and Colonel IP Omoke from Office of the Chief of Army Staff to Defence Intelligence Agency and appointed Assistor Director Foreign Liaison/Liaison Officer (Army)”.

Meanwhile, the COAS reportedly approved the appointment of Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu as the Director of Army Public Relations.

Nwachukwu replaces Yerima, who assumed duty in February following the appointment of late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru as Chief of Army Staff in January.

Nwachukwu, until his new reported appointment, was the Acting Director of Defence Information at the Defence Headquarters.

He once served as the Media Coordinator, Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield.

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