In line with the vision of the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, for a professional Nigerian Army, NA, ready to accomplish assigned missions within a Joint Environment in Defence of Nigeria, a major reorganization has been effected in the NA.
According to the Army’s Director of Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, the reorganization was implemented by the release of postings and appoitnments of senior officers in the Service.
Those affected in the reorganization 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.
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).
Following the appoitnments and postings, the COAS, Major General Faruk Yahaya has urged all the affected senior officers to justify the confidence reposed on them.
All posting and appointments are with immediate effect.