New GOC takes over at 6 Division, Nigerian Army

The newly appointed General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army and Land Component Commander Operation Delta Safe, Maj Gen Olufemi Oluyede has assumed command.

Gen Oluyede took charge following a brief ceremony marking the Handing and Taking over between him and his predecessor, Maj Gen Sani Mohammed, which took place on Monday 17 January 2022.


In his farewell speech during the event, the out-gone GOC, Maj Gen Sani Mohammed applauded the commanders under him saying it was a pleasure working with them. He urged the officers to work hard and do their best in supporting the new GOC to ensure that the vision of the Division is achieved.

Speaking after taking over, the new helmsman thanked God for giving him the privilege to serve in 6 Division and solicited for cooperation and commitment from Commanders of the Division to enable him succeed in his newly assigned tasks.


Present at the event include Bde Commanders and Senior Officers of 6 Division Affiliated Formations and Units.

Highlights of the ceremony includes the signing of the Handing and Taking over notes, decoration of the new GOC with the Division’s insignia, handing over of the command flag by the outgoing GOC to his successor and inspection of Quarter Guard.

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