Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers

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There’s been a major shake-up in the Nigerian Army following the new postings and appointments of senior officers.

The Nigerian Army released the list of the appointees in a statement signed on Thursday, by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General, MM Yerima.

This, according to the statement is in line with the vision of the Chief of Army Staff to have a professional Nigerian Army ready to accomplish assigned missions within a Joint Environment in Defence of Nigeria.

All posting and appointments are to take effect immediately.

The shake-up comes days after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff following the death of Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru.