Nigeria Appoints Another General to Lead Boko Haram War

The Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole counter-revolt drive in north-east Nigeria, is presently the leader of the Multi-National Joint Task Force as Nigerian Army discharges explanation on its most recent postings of 147 officers.

Nigeria Appoints Another General to Lead Boko Haram War, Announce Postings of 147 Officers – NEWS

The Nigerian Army has discharged the postings of 147 officers to a few divisions, developments, preparing schools and Operation LAFIYA DOLE.

The presenting was completed on re-strategise the operations of the drive, Brig.- Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, said on Wednesday in an announcement.

The postings were discharged by the Office of the Military Secretary a week ago.

As per the postings, Maj.- Gen. R. O Yusuf, the Commander of Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps, is presently the Commander Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna.

Maj.- Gen. An Oyebade, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, will move to Army Headquarters as Chief of Logistics (COLOG).

Maj.- Gen. A. M Dikko has been posted from the Office of the National Security Adviser to 1 Division as GOC, while Major General I Attahiru is presently the Theater Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE.

Real General L. E. O Irabor will now move to Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), as the Field Commander.

Maj-Gen. P. J Dauke has been presented from 3 Division on 81 Division as GOC and Brig. –Gen. B. I Ahanotu will act GOC 3 Division.

The past Registrar of the Nigerian Defense Academy, Brig. –Gen. I. M Yusuf will be the Acting GOC 7 Division and Brig.- Gen. S. O Olabanji, the Commandant of Amphibious Training School Calabar, is presently the Acting GOC 8 Task Force Division.

The GOC 81 Division, Maj.- Gen. E. B Oyefolu, is currently the Commander of Nigerian Army Training Center (NATRAC), Kontagora, while Brig.- Gen. M. G Ali, has been moved to Nigerian Army Special Forces School Buni Yadi, as Commandant from NATRAC.

Additionally, Brig.- Gen. I. M Obot is currently Brigade Commander 26 Task Force Brigade, while Brig.- Gen. A. O Quadri would move from the Office of the Chief of Army Staff to 25 Task Force Brigade as Commander.

Likewise influenced in the new posting incorporate a few Commanders and Staff Officers at the Defense, Army Headquarters and Brigades.

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