Nigerian Army Redeploys 206 Generals, 64 Colonels, 302 Lieutenant Colonels; 139 Majors, and 122 Captains


In a bid to boost the service’s operational efficiency, the Nigerian Army has approved the posting and redeployment of 975 officers, that is, 206 generals, 64 colonels, 302 lieutenant colonels; 139 majors, and 122 captains, among others.

SpyeTV observed that the Army’s last redeployment was done in June 2023. 

The latest circular signed by Maj. Gen. E.F. Oyinlola, dated January 4, 2024, which was sighted by our correspondent on Sunday, stated that the appointments and redeployment of the officers would take effect from Monday (today).

Also, according to the circular, the authorisation for the amendment and deletion of a total of 120 officers was given.

The affected officers comprise six colonels, 26 lieutenant colonels, 33 majors, 26 captains, and  29 lieutenants.

According to Maj. Gen. E.F. Oyinlola, “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 administrative action on any officer who refuses to report on the effective date of posting and inform the AHQ Dept of MS.

He noted that Commanders who fail to release posted officers at the time stipulated will be appropriately sanctioned. Commanders will also be held responsible for lapses in the implementation of the directives contained herein.

He advised commanders to ensure the release of the affected officers, noting that they would bear responsibility for their officers’ failure to resume.

The Director,  Army Public Relations,  Maj. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, could not be reached as at the time of filing this report.

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post