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Army appoints Mohammed new GOC, as  Oyebade moves to NDA as commandant 

By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army has appointed Major General M Mohammed as the new General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna.
Mohammed,who until his appointment,was at the Department of Army Standards and Evaluation,DASE, in Abuja, took over from Major-General A. Oyebade,was equally redeployed to the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA,as commandant.

Recruits undergo training at the headquaters of the Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 5, 2017.

The appointments of the duo,according to Army sources, were conveyed in a letter signed by the Military Secretary,(Army), Major-General I. O. Rabiu, dated October 8, 2017.
It was gatherd that besides the appointments of Mohammed and Oyebade,the Nigerian Army also redeployed some officers mostly in the rank of Brigadier-General.
Those affected as gathered,include Brigadier-Generals J. C. Egbudom, who is now acting commandant Nigerian Army School of Mechanical Engineering (NASME), K. N. Garba, commander, 27, Task Force Brigade, U. S. Mohammed, commander, Headquarters 3, Brigade,  A. Bande, Commander, 6, Division Garrison, O. T. Akinjobi, head  Operation monitoring Team, office of the Chief Of Army Staff, while B. E. Etuk, remains as Chief Of Staff to the Chief of Army Staff.

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