The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has approved massive changes with the postings and appointments of 334 officers of the Nigerian Army with various effective dates.
Buratai, in one of the first major strategic decisions since assumption of office as the 20th army chief, took the urgent decision following the retirement of several generals.
These changes which were contained in a statement signed on Wednesday by the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, included some Principal Staff Officers at Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commanders and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) as well as other commanders.
Those affected in the redeployment included 37 Major Generals, 57 Brigadier Generals, 128 Colonels, several Lieutenants Colonels and others. Read more
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