The Army headquarters has appointed a new Theater Commander for ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’, the military force fighting to rid the North East of Boko Haram terrorists.
He is Major General Rogers Nicholas. The new Theatre Commander was until his appointment, the Chief of Logistics at Army headquarters in Abuja.
Earlier, he served as the Commander of the Special Security Task Force (STF) in Jos as well as Chief of Civil Military Affairs at Army headquarters.
Major General Nicholas is taking over from Major General Ibrahim Attahiru who is redeployed to Army headquarters as the Deputy Chief of Policy and Plans.
Major General Attahiru who took over from Major General LEO Irabor was before the posting to Operation Lafiya Dole, Director of Administration, Defence Headquarters and General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 division, Enugu.