The Nigerian Army has announced new postings and appointments of top Generals, Commanders and senior officers.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa in a statement on Monday, explained that the posting which was approved by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, was intended to reinvigorate the system for greater professional effectiveness and efficiency.
According to the statement, Maj. Gen. L. Irabor has been redeployed from Defence Headquarters, Department of Training and Operations to Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, while Maj. Gen. F. Agugo was moved from 6 Division NA Port Harcourt to Headquarters, NA Signal Corps, Apapa, Lagos as Corps Commander Signals.
Maj. Gen. M Mohammed was transferred from Headquarters, NA Signal Corps Apapa, Lagos to Office of the COAS and appointed Special Adviser, NA University, Biu, Borno State, while Maj. Gen. A. Dikko of Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, was moved to NA Training Centre, Kontagora.
The redeployments also affected Maj. Gen. U. Yakubu who was moved from NA Corps of Artillery Kontagora to Army Headquarters, Abuja.
Chief of Administration, Maj. Gen. B. Sawyer was also moved from AHQ Department of Policy and Plans to NA Armour School Bauchi.
The latest development equally led to the transfer of Maj. Gen. I. Uzamere from NA College of Logistics, Lagos, to AHQ Abuja, Department of Logistics as Chief of Logistics (Army).
Others are Col. B. Sarki from Defence Intelligence College to 6 Military Intelligence Brigade as acting Commander; Col. K. Ogunsoya from DHQ to Headquarters, Directorate of Army Public Relations; Chief of Staff, Col. T. Antigha from Headquarters, Multinational Joint Task Force, Ndjamena, to Defence Headquarters as acting Executive Director, Armed Forces Radio.
“While wishing all the officers well in their respective appointments, the Chief of Army Staff said that all the postings and appointments take effect from July 20, 2020,” the statement read.