By Victor Akaa, Abuja
The Nigerian Army has released the postings and appointments of its officers.
According to the report made available to News headquarter by the Acting Director
Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa revealed that, the new posting was approved by the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.
According to the statement, this routine exercise was to reinvigorate the system for greater professional efficiency.
According to the report, the officers affected in this new development includes Maj. Gen. FO Agugo, the erstwhile Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation has been appointed as the General Officer Commanding 6 Division Port Harcourt, Maj .Gen. J Sarham the former General Officer Commanding 6 Division is now the Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna, also Maj. Gen. CO Ude has been redeployed from Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force Ndjamena, Chad to Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja and appointed Director Nigerian Army Consult.
Other affected officers include; Maj. Gen. IM Yusuf from Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja to Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force Ndajamena, Chad as Commander, while Maj. Gen. EN Njoku has been redeployed from Defence Headquarters to Army Headquarters Department of Transformation and Innovation as the Chief of Transformation and Innovation (Army).
The reports add that, Brig. Gen. EJ Amadasun from Headquarters Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery Kontagora was to go to 35 Brigade Abeokuta as a Commander, Brig. Gen. AM Adetayo of Army Headquarters Department of Army Transformation is now the Chief of Staff Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery, while Brig Gen LM Zakari from Defence Headquarters Abuja to Nigerian Army Institute of Science, Education and Technology, Ilorin, as Acting Commandant, Brig. Gen. EE Ekpenyong is posted from Nigerian Army Ordnance School, Ojo, Lagos to Headquarters Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps Yaba, Lagos as Director of Land Service Ammunition
Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai whilst wishing them well in their respective appointments, charged them to take their new responsibilities seriously and discharge all duties professionally with utmost loyalty to Service and the Nation.
According to the statement, all the appointments take immediate effect.