NYSC gets new DG as Nigerian Army approves redeployments


The Nigerian Army has redeployed the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Maj Gen Suleman Kazaure, and eight other generals in a major shake-up released on Friday from the army headquarters, Abuja.

A statement releasing the redeployment and signed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Sagir Musa, said Brig Gen Shaibu Ibrahim, takes over from Kazaure as the new DG of NYSC.

Musa said Kazaure, who is the 17th DG of NYSC, was redeployed to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja, as a Senior Resource Person

Also under the posting, C.A. Bossman from Nigerian Army Archives was moved to Command Schools Services as Director, while E. Angaye is appointed Acting Director Veterans Affairs Department (army).

Musa said B.A. Tsoho from Army Headquarters’ Department of Civil-Military Affairs had been moved to Nigerian Army Language Institute, as commandant.

Others are A.A. Goni from 82 division education to Army Headquarters Department of Civil-Military Affairs as Director Information and F.C. Onyeari from Headquarters Nigerian Army Supply and Transport to Defence Headquarters as Acting Director Catering.

Musa said S.S. Ibrahim is now Registrar Nigerian Army University Biu, adding that the postings were with immediate effect.

Ibrahim, who was formerly with the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State, would take over the NYSC as the 18th head of the scheme.

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