Nigerian Army Elevates 122 Senior Officers In Major Promotion

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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The Nigerian Army Council has authorized the elevation of 47 Brigadier Generals to Major General, as well as the promotion of 75 Colonels to Brigadier General.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, identified individuals elevated to the rank of Major General as follows: Brig Gen WB Etuk, Commandant Nigerian Army College of Logistics and Management, Brig Gen JE Osifo, Commandant Nigerian Army School of Finance and Administration.

Also promoted are: Brigadier General WM Dangana, Commander Sector 3 Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI, Brig Gen TB Ugiagbe, Acting Chief of Military Intelligence, Brig Gen ASM Wase, Deputy Director General Land Forces Stimulation Centre, Nigeria Operations, Brig Gen MA Abdullahi, Commandant Depot, Nigerian Army, Brig Gen BI Alaya, Commander, Command Engineering Depot, Brig Gen AO Oyelade, Director Personnel Planning, Army Headquarters, Department of personnel Management, Brig Gen OO Arogundade, Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Electrical, among others.

Officers promoted from the rank of Colonel to Brigadier General are Col Nwakonobi, Chief of Staff, Headquarters 3 Brigade, Col MC Akin Ojo, Commander 41 Engineer Brigade, Col BM Madaki, Deputy Director, Army Headquarters, Operations Monitoring Team, Col MO Edide, Director, Staff Army War College Nigeria, Col KE Inyang, Commander 76 ST Brigade, Col OO Nafiu, Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief of Army Staff, among others.

Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, Chief of Army Staff, congratulated the newly promoted senior officers and their families.

He also challenged them with redoubling their efforts to justify their promotion and the trust placed in them.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.