The Nigerian Army on Sunday 10 February 2019, released the postings and appointments of some of its senior officers.
Among the new appointments are Col Sagir Musa, the former Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 division who is now the Acting Director, Army Public Relations. His appointment follows the voluntary resignation of Brigadier General SK Usman, former Director, Army Public Relations.
Also appointed is Col Onyeama Nwachukwu, as the new Acting Director of Defence Information. Nwachukwu was the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole.
A statement signed by Col Aliyu Yusuf giving further details said, “Those affected by the postings include, Brigadier General NJ Okah who has been posted from Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES)to Army Headquarters Department of Army Logistics and appointed Acting Director of Engineering Services, Brigadier General MA Masanawa from Army Headquarters,Department of Army Policy and Plans to ACADA and appointed Commander
Brigadier General HT Wesley is posted from Headquarters Nigerian Army Ordinance Corps to Army Headquarters Department of Army Logistics and appointed Director Clothiing and Stores while Brigadier General HG Tafida of the Nigerian Army Central Workshop Rigachukwu posted to Army Headquarters Department of Army Logistics and appointed Director Engineering and Maintenance
Brigadier General BA Ilori has been posted to Army Headquarters Department if Army Policy and Plans and appointed Deputy Director Equipment Procurement. Brigadier General AA Adereti,posted to National Defence College and appointed Directing Staff.
Colonel Onyeama Nwachukwu is posted from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.
Similarly, Colonel Sagir Musa has been posted to Directorate of Army Public Relations and appointed Acting Director Army Public Relations Nigerian Army while Colonel AA Yusuf has been appointed Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division Nigerian Army.
Colonel AD Isa is posted to Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole and appointed Deputy Director Army Public Relations while the new Acting Corps Commander Nigerian Army Medical Corps is Colonel S Adama.
Others affected by the new development include, Colonel OG Olaniyi who was posted from Nigerian Army School of Music to Nigerian Army Band Corps and appointed Acting Director Army Band,Colonel EI Okoro and Colonel I P Bindul are posted to Army War College Nigeria as Directing Staff amongst others.
For Director Army Public Relations
11 February 2019