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Army Redeployment: New GOC takes over leadership of 81 Division

….pledges total committment to the vision of COAS
Following the recent redeployment of Senior Officers of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Musa Yusuf have taken over as the General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Nigerian Army.

Yusuf who takes over from Major- General Enobong Udoh was redeployed from 6 Division of the Nigerian Army which covers the Niger-Delta Region.

At the handing over cum taking over which held at the 81 Division Headquaters at Kofo Abayomi in Victoria Island, Lagos, the outgoing GOC urged Officers and Men to support the new GOC.

Udoh who is to take over duty as the Chief of Logistics, Nigerian Army Headquarters said, the incoming GOC will make the needed impact.

In his address, Udoh said, “ The posting of Major-General Yusuf to the Division is a calculated effort by the Nigerian Army to ensure that the Division moves forward.

I want to implore Officers and Men to sit up and be ready to work with him the way you worked with me because the work continues.

“ You can expect all the dedication and committment from him. He is highly committed to ensuring service to the nation, to the Nigerian Army, to humanity, to make sure that there is peace and security and that ultimately the mandate of 81 Division be fulfiled.

“ Extend the same corporation you extended to me to my successor and i believe you will summount all challenges in your Area of Responsibility.

Speaking on some achievement made in his six months stay as the GOC, Udoh said, “ When I took over, the Division’s level of operation was quite low.

But today we can say we have achieved a lot. We dealt with Badoo, Cultism and other crimes and criminality in our areas of responsibilities.”

On his part, Yusuf said the fact that he was taking over from Udoh gives him no doubt that he was coming to a Division with great Standrard.

Yusuf said, “ Extend the same level of corporation to me as we continue to key into the COAS vision of having a professionally responsive Army in the discharge of their constitutional role.”

Udoh further commended Officers and Men of the Division for their dedication to duty and committment in achieving set objectives.

Some other achievements by the Outgoing GOC were said to inculde; the construction of Forward Operating Base in Epe and commissioned by the COAS, 81 Division Strike Force, the arrest of over 50 impostors amongst others.

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