Army redeployes some of its senior officers as part of routine posting


The Nigerian Army has redeployed the Commander, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Abba Dikko.

Director of Army Public Relations, Texas Chukwu, announced this in a statement over the weekend.

According to him, Major General Benson Akinroluyo is to replace Dikko who has been posted to the Department of Civil-Military Affairs as the Chief of Civil-Military Affairs.

Chukwu disclosed that the Army also redeployed some of its senior officers as part of routine posting.

He also said a Deputy Vice-Chancellor has been appointed for the newly established Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB).

Those affected in the redeployment include Major General Nuhu Angbazo who now moves to Headquarters 3 Division, as the General Officer Commanding while Major General Jamil Sarham is to remain in Headquarters 6 Division as the General Officer Commanding/Land Component Commander.

Others are Major General Victor Ezugwu from Depot Nigerian Army to Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Major General Adeyemi Adetayo from Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) to Department of Army Standard and Evaluation as Director Procurement and Projects.