By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA – THE Nigerian Army has approved postings and appointments of some of its senior officers.
A statement, Thursday night by the acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa,named those affected in the postings and appointments to include, Major General ECN OBI who has been posted to Defence Headquarters as Chief of Defence Standard and Evaluation,
The statement said Major General LF Abdullahi was moved from Headquarters Nigerian Army Education Corps, to Defence Headquarters Director Veteran Affairs Division.
Also,Major General OG Adeniyi was moved from Defence Headquarters to Theatre Command (Operation Lafiya Dole) and appointed Deputy Theatre Commander.
While Brigadier General GK Nwosu, the Chief of Staff Headquarters 82 Division has been posted to Nigerian Army Special Forces School as Acting Commandant, Brigadier General CA Apere was redeployed from Nigeria Army Special Forces School to 82 Division as Chief of Staff.
Similarly, Brigadier General KI Yusuf has been posted to Nigerian Army Shool of Finance and Account and appointed Commandant whike Brigadier General MNB Mamman was moved from Headquarters Nigerian Army Engineers (Sappers Engineering Nigeria Limited) to Headquarters Nigerian Army Engineers and appointed Director Army Works.
Brigadier General AD Gbadebo was moved from Headquarters Nigerian Army Engineers to Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering and appointed Deputy Commandant.
Brigadier General SS Araoye was taken from Nigerian Army College of Logistics to Nigerian Army Central Workshop and appointed Commandant while Brigadier General CA Thomas was also taken from Military Hospital Lagos to Defence Headquarters (Office of the Chief of Defence Staff) and appointed Gender Adviser.
“Others affected by this development are – Colonel DC Bako to remain in Sector 2 Operation LAFIA DOLE and appointed Acting Chief of Staff, Colonel SO Omotosho to Technical Group Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and appointed Acting Commander and Colonel LG Lepdung to remain in Headquarters Infantry Corps Centre and appointed Acting Director Research and Development among others,”the statement said.