Nigerian Army promotes 117 senior officers

The Army Council has approved the promotion of 41 Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major General and 76 Colonels elevated to the rank of Brigadier General.

A statement issued on Wednesday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu. said, a total of one hundred and seventeen (117) senior personnel were approved for promotion on Tuesday, 21st of December 2021

Amongst those promoted to the rank of Major General are Brigadier General AA Eyitayo, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division/ JTF North East Operation HADIN KAI Maiduguri, Borno State, Brigadier General CU Onwunle Director, Directorate of Army Data Processing Lagos, Brigadier General M Danmadami Research Fellow/Subject Expert, Indian Sub-Continental at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre Abuja, Brigadier General OJ Akpor, Director Military Training Nigerian Defence Academy, Brigadier General UT Musa of the Department of Administration Army Headquarters Abuja,

Others are Brigadier General V Ebhaleme of Defence Space Administration Abuja, Brigadier General LT Omoniyi of Department of Civil Military Affairs Abuja and Brigadier General NU Muktar Acting Director of Procurement at the Office of the Chief of Army Staff, Army Headquarters Abuja amongst others.

Those promoted to Brigadier General include, Colonel O Adegbe Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command Minna, Colonel AA Babalola Headquarters 3 Division, Colonel NN Orok of Defence Headquarters, Colonel MO Ibrahim Army War College Nigeria, Col BO Omopariola Commander 25 Task Force Brigade, Colonel UV Unachukwu Army War College Nigeria, Colonel OAO Ojo Headquarters Nigerian Army Signals Lagos and Col HI Dasuki of the Forward Operating Base, Ngamdu, Borno State amongst others.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya congratulated all the promoted officers and their families, and urges them to redouble their effort to justify the confidence reposed in them by the Nigerian Army.

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