Army Appoints Brig-Gen AK Ibrahim As sector 1 Commander Of Operation Lafiya Dole

August 15 18:17 2019

In an effort to add impetus to the ongoing military campaigns in the Northeast, the Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of a new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), for the 7 Division in Maiduguri.

The GOC is Brig-Gen AK Ibrahim. By the appointment he becomes the new theatre commander for Sector 1 Operation Lafia Dole.

According to a letter from the Office of the Army Secretary, Brig.Gen. Ibrahim will over from Major-General Bulama Biu, who has been appointed acting commander, Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole and Sector 3 Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF).

The redeployment takes effect from August 14.

The letter also announced that Major-Generals CG Musa and BA Akinroluyo have been redeployed to the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna, while Major-General O Adeniyi is to remain as theatre commander.

Others include Colonels IA Ajose, who have also been redeployed from 5 Brigade to TRADOC, while OA Awolo, is now commander 707 Special Forces Brigade.

The letter also announced that Major-Generals CG Musa and BA Akinroluyo have been redeployed to the Training And Doctrine Command(TRADOC), Minna, while Major-General O Adeniyi is to remain as theatre commander.

Others include Colonels IA Ajose, a who has also been redeployed from 5 Brigade to TRADOC, while OA Awolo, is now commander 707 Special Forces Brigade.

The Nation learnt that the development is aimed at re-strategizing the counter insurgency operations and ensure the conclusion of the war as soon possible.

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