Nigerian Army has made new appointments.
Onyxnews reports that the Nigerian Army has appointed Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu as the new spokesperson of the Service.
Onyxnews understands that Army spokesperson Brig.-Gen Mohammed Yerima who stated this in a statement on Thursday said Maj.-Gen. C.G. Musa was also appointed as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Hadin Kai.
Until his current appointment, Onyxnews understands that Brig.-Gen. Nwachukwu was the Acting Director Defence Information. He equally served as the Deputy Director Public Relations, Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, now Operation Hadin Kai.
According to Brig-Gen. Yerima, the posting and appointments of senior officers is in line with the Chief of Army Staff vision to “have a professional Nigerian Army ready to accomplish assigned missions within a Joint Environment in Defence of Nigeria,“ Yerima stated.
According to the statement, others 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 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 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.
The Brigadier General AJS Gulani from Nigerian Army Armour School to Headquarters 24 Task Force Brigade and appointed Commander.