BREAKING: Nigerian Army approves new postings, appointments


General Buratai, CoAS

The Nigerian Army has released the postings and appointments of its officers.
Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a press release Tuesday in Abuja.
He said said the new posting, approved by the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai, was a routine exercise to reinvigorate the system for greater professional efficiency.

Colonel Sagir said the highlight of the postings included the appointment of Major General FO Agugo, the erstwhile Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation as the General Officer Commanding 6 Division Port Harcourt.

He said Maj Gen J Sarham,  the former General Officer Commanding 6 Division, was now the Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna, while Maj Gen CO Ude had been redeployed from Headquarters  Multinational Joint Task Force Ndjamena, Chad to Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja and appointed Director Nigerian Army Consult.

Others, according to him, included: Maj Gen IM Yusuf from Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja to Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force Ndajamena, Chad as Commander, while Maj Gen EN  Njoku has been redeployed from  Defence Headquarters to Army Headquarters Department of Transformation and Innovation  as the  Chief of Transformation and Innovation (Army).

Similarly, Brig Gen EJ Amadasun has been moved from Headquarters Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery Kontagora, to 35 Brigade Abeokuta and appointed Commander; Brig Gen AM Adetayo of Army Headquarters Department of Army Transformation is now the Chief of Staff Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery, while Brig Gen LM Zakari from Defence Headquarters Abuja to Nigerian Army Institute of Science, Education and Technology, Ilorin, as Acting Commandant, Brig Gen EE Ekpenyong is posted from Nigerian Army Ordnance School, Ojo, Lagos to Headquarters Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps Yaba, Lagos as Director of Land Service Ammunition

Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai whilst wishing  them well in their respective appointments  has charged them to take their new responsibilities seriously and discharge all duties professionally with utmost loyalty to Service and the Nation. All the appointments take immediate effect,the statement said.

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