In the rekindle spirit of professionalism, the Nigerian Army has released the postings and appointments of some affected senior officers.
The posting which was approved by Lt. Gen. T. Y. Buratai, chief of army staff, COAS, is a routine/normal exercise intended to reinvigorate the system for greater professional effectiveness and efficiency.
The major highlight of the posting includes – the posting and appointment of Maj Gen ACC Agundu from Special Task Force, STF, Operation Safe Haven, Jos to Nigerian Army Resource Centre, NARC, Abuja, as Senior Research Fellow; Major General HI Bature from Defence Headquarters, DHQ, Defence Liaison Office National Assembly Abuja to Army Headquarters Department of Civil Military Affairs and appointed chief of Civil-Military Affairs, Maj Gen UM Mohammed from Nigerian Army Property Limited, NAPL, to the Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed special adviser, Nigerian Army University Biu/deputy chairman, Board of Trustees, NAPL, while the erstwhile special adviser, Nigerian Army University, Biu, Maj. Gen. CC Okonkwo, now redeployed to STF Operation SAFE HAVEN, Jos, and appointed commander, Maj Gen F Yahaya from Headquarters 1 Division Kaduna to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, OPLD, Maiduguri and appointed commander, while Maj. Gen. I.G Adeniyi is redeployed from Headquarters Theatre Command OPLD, Maiduguri, to NARC as senior research fellow; Maj Gen S Idris from Sector 2 OPLD Damaturu- Yobe State redeployed to DHQ, Abuja, and appointed director, Liaison.
Others affected include – Maj General AA Adesope from Office of the Chief of Army C, Directorate of Audit and Financial Management to NAPL and appointed Group Managing Director, Maj Gen MG Ali from Headquarters Theatre Command OPLD, Maiduguri to Headquarters 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa State as commander while the erstwhile chief of Civil-Military Affairs, AHQ, Abuja, Maj. Gen. U.S Mohammed, has been redeployed to 1 Division, Kaduna and appointed general officer commanding.
Similarly, Brig Gen HI Daniel from the Defunct Army Special Forces Command, Maiduguri to Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command, Minna and appointed director, Army Training Support, Brig. Gen B.E.Onyeuko is to remain in DHQ, Abuja, as acting director defence, Media Operation, Brig. Gen. N.M. Jega from Training and Doctrine Command Minna to Infantry Corps Centre, Jaji and appointed chief of staff, Brig. Gen. LA Araba from Nigerian Army Welfare Limited by Guaranty Abuja now redeployed to Sector 2 OPLD, Damaturu, Yobe State as Ag Commander, Brig Gen VO Ita from DHQ, Abuja to Headquarters 402 Special Forces Brigade Azare and appointed Commander while Brig. Gen. JAL Jimoh from Sector 3 Artillery Brigade OPLD Monguno to Headquarters 31 Brigade Minna and appointed Commander and Brig. Gen. GTO Ajetunmobi has been redeployed from 31 Brigade Minna to Nigeria Army Welfare Limited by Guaranty, Abuja, as executive director, Operation.
Others are – Brig. Gen. LG Lepdung from Headquarters Infantry Corps Centre Jaji to DHQ, Abuja, and appointed deputy irector, Procurement (Logistics), Brig Gen. M.O. Ihanuwaze to remain in Office of the Chief of Army Staff, Directorate of Audit and Financial Management as Acting Director, Brig. Gen. EC Obi – Osang from the defunct Headquarters 707 Special Forces’ Brigade, Makurdi, to Headquarters 401 Special Forces’ Brigade Makurdi as Commander while Brig Gen GM Mutkut is redeployed from the Defunct Nigerian Army Amphibious Command OPLD Baga to Headquarters 403 Amphibious Brigade Baga and appointed Commander and Brig Gen JR Lar from Nigerian Army School of Artillery Kachia to Sector 3 Artillery Brigade OPLD Monguno as Commander.
Also, Colonel DJ Abdullahi from the defunct Headquarters Nigerian Army Special Forces’ Command, Maiduguri, to Headquarters 4 Special Forces’ Command Doma Nasarawa State and appointed acting chief of ataff, Colonel E.C. Emere from Nigerian Army Archives to Nigerian Military School, Zaria, as deputy commandant and Col MO Agi is to remain in Headquarters Nigerian Army Armour Corps Bauchi as acting chief of staff among others.
All the postings and appointments take effect from the 1st of April, 2020, a release from Colonel Sagir Musa, acting director, Army Public Relations, said.
While wishing all the officers well in their respective appointments, the chief of army staff enjoins them to take their new responsibilities/appointments seriously and discharge all duties professionally with utmost loyalty to the nation and the Service.
– Mar. 31, 2020 @ 18:05 GMT |