Nigerian Army re-strategizes, redeploys Generals, changes commander for Boko Haram, insurgencies


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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