The Nigerian Army on Saturday released the postings and appointments of some of its senior officers.
Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director Army Public Relations, made the announcement in a statement.
The shake-up is the second in 9 days; a similar redeployment was effected March 7.
Those affected by the latest include Major General HO Otiki who has
been posted to 8 Division as General Officer Commanding, Major General
SO Olabanji the erstwhile General Officer Commanding 8 Division has been
posted to Infantry Corps Centre and appointed as Commander Infantry
Corps, Brigadier General HI Bature from 34 Brigade to Headquarters
Training and Doctrine Command as Director Examinations, while Brigadier
General TO Olowomeye from Headquarters 33 Brigade to Army Headquarters
Department of Civil-Military Affairs as Director Civil Military Affairs .
Similarly, Brigadier General BA Mohammed from 23 Brigade to Martin
Luther Agwai International Peace Keeping Centre and appointed Deputy
Commandant, Brigadier General UM Bello from Headquarters Training and
Doctrine Command to 63 Brigade and appointed Commander, Brigadier
General MT Durowaiye from Directorate of Army Transformation and
Innovation to 33 Brigade and appointed Commander.
Others affected by this development are – Brigadier General SB
Kumapayi from Army Headquarters Department of Civil-Military Affairs to
Headquarters 14 Brigade as Commander, Brigadier General NM Jega from
Headquarters 2 Brigade to 9 Brigade and appointed Commander, Brigadier
General KO Aligbe from 16 Brigade to Defence Headquarters as Director
Liaison and Brigadier General AK Ibrahim from 14 Brigade to Army
Headquarters Department of Administration (Army) and appointed Deputy
Director Veteran Affairs Department Retired Officers’ Cell and Brigadier
General GTO Ajetunmobi from Headquarters Command Army Records to 31
Brigade as Commander.
Brigadier General OG Onubogu from Army Headquarters Department of
Army Policy and Plans moves to Headquarters 16 Brigade and appointed
Commander, Brigadier General OM Bello from Nigerian Army Resource Center
to Headquarters 6 Brigade and appointed Chief of Staff, while Brigadier
General ZL Abubakar from National Defence College to 32 Brigade and
appointed Commander and Brigadier General AA Orukotan from Nigerian Army
Resource Center to Headquarters Command Army Records and appointed
Chief of Staff.