The recently appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai has thrown a shakeup in the Nigerian Army with the appointment of new General Officers Commanding the Divisions of the Nigerian Army.
Chief of Army Staff appoints new GOC
The appointment by the Army Chief of Staff also produced newly appointed Principal Staff Officers to run the affairs of Army headquarters.
The move, reports say, has seen the Nigerian Armywitnessing a seemingly major shakeup after several years without major appointments trickling down the levels of the Nigerian Army.
According to a report by Vanguard, the appointment by the Army Chief of Staff also produced newly appointed Principal Staff Officers to run the affairs of Army headquarters.
The report stated further that also appointed were new Corps Commanders, Special Task Forces Commanders, a new Commander for the Multi-national Joint Task Force to tackle Boko Haram, new Brigade Commanders and new Defence Advisers in Nigeria’s foreign missions abroad.
The new General Officers Commanding according to Vanguard’s investigations are Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, GOC ‘1’ Division, Kaduna; Major General L.C. Ilo as the new GOS 2 Division, Ibadan; Major General H. Umaru is the new GOC 3 Armoured Division, Jos; Major General M.A Koleoso, new Commander, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Minna; Major General H. Edet, new GOC 81 Division, Lagos and Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru formerly the Brigade Commander, 13 Brigade, Calabar is the Acting GOC, 82 Division, Enugu
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