BREAKING: Chief of Army Staff appoints new COPP, GOCs, Provost Marshall, CMI, others
The Chief Of Army Staff(COAS), Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, have appointed Major General A.B Ibrahim, as the Chief Of Policy and Plans(COPP).
Lagbaja, has also approved the appointment of New General Officers Commanding(GOCs), for some of the divisions of the Nigerian army and commandant for the Nigerian Defence Academy(NDA). Under the new arrangement, Major General Alabi, is now the General Officers Commanding(GOCs), 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, Major General E.A Abubakar 3 Division Nigerian Army, Jos, Major General Mala, GOC 7 Division, Major General
Chibuisi, Theatre Commander Joint Task Force Operation Hadin Kai, Major General I. Ali, Multinational Joint Task Force(MNJTF).
Also appointed is a new Provost Marshall, Army, Brigadier General Garba, Chief of Military Intelligence, Brigadier General Ugiagbe, Major General OCHAI, Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy(NDA), Major General Maina, Commandant Army War College Nigeria, Major General Aligbe, Commander Training And Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna, Major General Oluyede, Commander Infantry Corps, Major General Kange, Corps Commander Artillery among others.
The appointment it was gathered became necessary following the gap created by the retirement of some officers as a result of the the appointment of new service chiefs by present Bola Tinubu on June 19.
With the appointments, the COAS, is set to hit the ground running.