In order to inject new hands in the fight against terrorism and other operations, the Nigerian Army on Thursday authorised the posting and appointments of some of its senior officers.
The newly promoted Major General OT Akinjobi, Head of the Operations Monitoring Team at the Office of the Chief of Army Staff, has been appointed Commander, Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, while Major General MG Ali, Commander 9 Brigade has been appointed Commander of the newly created Nigerian Army Special Forces Command.
Brigadier General BR Sinjen is now Commander, Integrated Fire Support, while Brigadier General FO Omoigui has been moved from 2 Division Nigerian Army to Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations and appointed Director of Operations.
Brigadier General AU Kuliya is to take over as Director Land Warfare at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College.
Mr Usman said new Brigade Commanders have been appointed for some of the Brigades at Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
According to the army spokesman, Brigadier General AS Ishaq has been appointed as Coordinator, Nigeria Police Force for Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
New Commanders have also been appointed for the various Army Headquarters Logistics Commands at the theatre.
“Similarly, the posting has affected several Commanding Officers of the various units in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, amongst others.
“The Chief of Army Staff has also directed that all those affected by the posting in the theatre, must remain committed and fully in charge until they are properly relieved in line with standard operating procedures and military professional ethics.”
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