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The Nigerian Army (NA), has appointed Major General Obinna Onubogu, as the 46th General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, NA.

The appointment according to a press statement by the Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 2 Division Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Polycarp Okoye necessitated a handing and taking over ceremony between the outgone and new General Officers Commanding, on 13 March, 2024 at the Division’s Headquarters in Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Ibadan.

A copy of the statement made available to Naijanewshub online Newspaper stated that the new GOC, Major General Obinna Onubogu, took over command from his predecessor, Major General Bamidele Alabi, expressed gratitude to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taureed Lagbaja NAM, for entrusting him with the stewardship of commanding 2 Division of the NA.

Major General Obinna also affirmed his continuous loyalty to the COAS and the nation, as he resumes military duties in his new appointment; adding that the new phase of his career, would be for him, another opportunity to defend the values, interests and territory of Nigeria under the nation’s constitution and directive of the COAS.

General Onubogu, said that the Division will do all that is required to sustain the commendable efforts of his predecessor to adequately protect and secure its Area of Responsibility (AOR). To this end, he urged commanders and staff officers of 2 Division to focus all efforts towards achieving the objectives of the COAS’ command philosophy. He stressed on the imperative to improve operations, sustain capabilities, training, administration and troops welfare.

The GOC, also promised to continue to support the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) and other security agencies to ensure a more secure internal environment within 2 Division AOR. He further charged all officers and soldiers of the Division to remain focused and committed to the act of defending the nation against external aggressions and other security challenges.

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