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    Saturday, December 28, 2013

    Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers

    The Nigerian Army Headquarters yesterday announced a major posting of its senior officers, which saw Major General John Kwabe as the Chief of Logistics, Defence Headquarters; Major General Ugo Buzugbe, Commander Nigerian Army Armoured Corps; and Major General Ebiobowei Awala, as the Military Secretary (Army). Others affected by the posting according to Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru in a statement in Abuja, include Major General Olufemi Adeosun, who is now Director, Policy Defence Headquarters; Major General John Nwaoga, General Officer Commanding 3 Division; Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information; Major General Sunday Adebayo, Commander Nigerian Army Education Corps and Major General Mohammed Idris, Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy.
    Also affected are Major General Mobolaji Koleoso, now Director, Armed Forces Simulation Centre; Major General Letam Wiwa, Director Military Intelligence; Major General Patrick Akem, Director Legal Service (Army); Major General Charley Okoro, Director Peace Keeping Operations Defence Headquarters; Major General Obidah Ethan, Chief of Civil Military Affairs; and Major General Junaid Bindawa, General Officer Commanding 7 Division. Major General Modibbo Alkali is now Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Artillery; Major General Shehu Yusuf is Commandant Depot Nigerian Army; Major General Ahmed Mohammed, Commander Nigerian Army Training Centre and Major General Iliyasu Abbah is Commander, Joint Task Force (Operation Pulo Shield).
    The exercise also saw Brigadier General Arinze Ebenebe, as the Commandant Warrant Officers Academy; Brigadier General Ebenezer Ogundana, Director of Army Reserve Recruitment and Resettlement; Brigadier General Kasimu Abdulkarim, Director of Physical Training; Brigadier and General Enitan Ransome-Kuti, Commander Multi-National Joint Task Force. Brigadier General Ibe Nicholas is now the Commander 23 Brigade; Brigadier General Ohifeme Ejemai, Commander 9 Brigade; Brigadier General Bright Fibionumama, Commander 3 Brigade; Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru, Commander 13 Brigade; Brigadier General Mustapha Onoyiveta, Head Nigerian Army Operations Monitoring Team; Brigadier General Lanre Bello, Commander 34 Brigade and Brigadier General Olajide Laleye, Director Army Public Relations among others. Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru said the exercise was part of routine posting of senior officers in the Nigerian Army and appointment of its senior officers.

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