Defence Headquarters redeploy senior officers in Jaji

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Updated December 1, 2012

The Chief of Defense Staff, Admiral Ola Ibrahim, has ordered the redeployment of two principal officials from the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji.

Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ola Ibrahim

The redeployment was contained in a statement signed by the Director of Defense Information, Colonel MM Yerima, who ordered the redeployment of the commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji,  Air Vice Marshall Abdullahi Kure and Corps Commander Infantry, Jaji, Major General Mohammed Isa.

The statement said “Air Vice Marshal EE Osim is to replace Air Vice Marshal IA Kure as Commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) while Maj Gen KC Osuji will act as Corps Commander, Infantry, Jaji”.

According to the statement, their deployment was linked to “an inquiry raised by defense headquarters to unravel the circumstances that led to the bomb explosion which rocked Saint Andrew’s protestant church at the Jaji Military Command in Kaduna state last week”.

It concluded that “Air Vice Marshall Kure and Major-General Isa will be redeployed by their respective services”.