Nigerian Army redeploys Generals, changes commander for Boko Haram war

Nigerian Army redeploys Generals, changes commander for Boko Haram war


The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, announced the appointment of Brig-Gen AK Ibrahim as the new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), for the 7 Division in Maiduguri.

Ibrahim becomes the new theatre commander for Sector 1 Operation Lafia Dole.

This was contained in a statement signed by Office of the Army Secretary.

Brig.Gen. Ibrahim will take over from Major-General Bulama Biu, who has been appointed acting commander, Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole and Sector 3 Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF).

The redeployment takes effect from August 14.

The letter also announced that Major-Generals CG Musa and BA Akinroluyo have been redeployed to the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna, while Major-General O Adeniyi is to remain as theatre commander.

Others include Colonel IA Ajose, who has also been redeployed from 5 Brigade to TRADOC, while Colonel OA Awolo, is now commander 707 Special Forces Brigade.

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