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NIGERIAN Army has redeployed some senior officers. Statement  by the army spokesman,  Col. Sagir Musa, on Sunday(17/3/2019) said that  Maj.-Gen. S.O. Olabanji, GOC 8 Division had been moved to Infantry Corps Centre as Commander.

Under the new posting. Brig.-Gen. H.I. Bature  was moved  from 34 Brigade to Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command as Director Examinations. Brig.-Gen. T.O. Olowomeye was  moved from Headquarters 33 Brigade to Army Headquarters Department of Civil-Military Affairs as Director Civil Military Affairs. While  Maj.-Gen. H.O. Otiki was  moved to 8 Division in Sokoto as General Officer Commanding (GOC).

Brig.-Gen. B.A. Mohammed was posted  from the  23 Brigade to Martin Luther Agwai International Peace Keeping Centre, as Deputy Commandant .Brig.-Gen. U.M. Bello moved  from Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command to 63 Brigade as Commander. Brig.-Gen. M.T. Durowaiye was moved from the Directorate of Army Transformation and Innovation  to 33 Brigade as Commander.

Others are Brig.-Gen. S.B. Kumapayi from Army Headquarters ,Department of Civil-Military Affairs to Headquarters 14 Brigade as Commander.  Brig.-Gen. N.M. Jega from Headquarters 2 Brigade to 9 Brigade as Commander and  Brig.-Gen. K.O. Aligbe of Commander, 16 Brigade was moved to the Defence Headquarters as Acting Director Liaison National Assembly. Brig.-Gen. A.K. Ibrahim from 14 Brigade to Army Headquarters Department of Administration as Deputy Director, Veteran Affairs Department Retired Officers’ Cell and Brig.-Gen. G.T.O. Ajetunmobi from Headquarters Command, Army Records to 31 Brigade as Commander.

The statement disclosed  that Brig.-Gen. O.G. Onubogu was moved from Army Headquarters Department of Army Policy and Plans to Headquarters 16 Brigade as Commander while Brig.-Gen. O.M. Bello from Nigerian Army Resource Center was  moved to Headquarters 6 Division as Chief of Staff.

Brig.-Gen. Z.L. Abubakar from National Defence College was moved to 32 Brigade as Commander and Brig.-Gen. A.A. Orukotan from Nigerian Army Resource Center moved to Headquarters Command Army Records as Chief of Staff.

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