By our reporter| The Nigerian Army on Saturday announced the redeployment 210 generals and over a thousand of its officers to various new positions in a major shakeup.
According to a list released by the army, a total of 1,546 officers were redeployed including 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains, and 322 Lieutenants.
The communication signed by Major-General GAT Ochigbano said all affected officers must take over from the effective dates.
The statement read, “It is the responsibility of all formation/unit commanders whose officers are affected by this posting to implement accordingly.”
“Officers must take over on the effective dates indicated. Formation/unit commanders are to take immediate administration action on any officer who fails to report on effective date of posting.
“Commanders will also be held for lapses in the implementation of the directives contained therein. Please acknowledge.”
Also affected in the redeployment is Major-General PI Eze, who was appointed Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Land Component Commander in the North East region.