Nigerian army unveils new postings for senior officers

Chris Olukolade

Nigerian director of defence information, Major General Chris Olukolade

The Nigerian Army Headquarters has released its fourth quarter routine posting and appointment of senior officers.

A statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Brig.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Director of Army Public Relations
said some of the affected officers included: Maj.- Gen John Kwabe, now Chief of Logistics, Defence Headquarters and Maj.-Gen Ugo Buzugbe, Commander, Nigerian Army Armoured Corps,

It also named Maj.- Gen. Ebiobowei Awala, Military Secretary (Army), Maj.- Gen. Olufemi Adeosun, Director of Policy, Defence Headquarters, Maj.-Gen. John Nwaoga, General Officer Commanding 3 Division.

Others are Maj.-Gen Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence of Information, Maj.-Gen. Sunday Adebayo, Commander, Nigerian Army Education Corps and Maj.-Gen. Mohammed Idris, Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy.

It said Maj.-Gen Mobolaji Koleoso is Director, Armed Forces Simulation Centre, Maj.-Gen Letam Wiwa, Director, Military Intelligence, and Maj.-Gen Patrick Akem, is the Director, Legal Service (Army).

The statement also said that Maj.-Gen Charley Okoro is the Director, Peace Keeping Operations, Defence Headquarters, Maj.-Gen Obidah Ethan, is now the Chief of Civil/Military Affairs, and Maj- Gen Junaid Bindawa, General Officer Commanding 7 Division,

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