Breaking: Army appoints Gen. Yerima as new Spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has appointed, Brig-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, as the new Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR).

Sources confirmed that Yerima will formally take over from his predecessor,
Brig-Gen. Saghir Musa, tomorrow, Wednesday.

Musa has been redeployed to other assignment and duty post.

According to a source, “Sagir has been posted to Nigerian Army Training Centre (NATRAC) Kontagora as part of the Training Team”.

Yerima was a one-time Director Defence Information (DDI) and was until his appointment, the Deputy Director, Reserve at the Defence Headquarters(DHQ).

The appointment is among the first approved by the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.

A graduate of Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU), Yerima enrolled into the Nigerian Army in October 1989 and was commissioned into the Corps of Army Public Relations.

He had served in various military formations.

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