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COAS Yahaya restructure Nigerian Army, effects major changes



Days after taking over from his predecessor, Ibrahim Attahiru, the new Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya, on Thursday, June 10, carried out some critical appointments and postings in the Nigerian Army.

First, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu is the new director of NA’s public relations an office formerly occupied by Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.

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Also, Major General CG Musa was moved from Nigerian Army Resource Centre to become the Director-General at Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI (formerly known as Operation Lafiya Dole).

A statement signed by Yerima which contained the full postings said, the reshuffling, expected to be effected immediately, is in line with COAS Yahaya’s vision to have a professional NA capable of carrying out stipulated missions in defence of the nation’s territory.

Yahaya charged all the affected senior officers to justify the trust and confidence reposed on them.