Major General I. Attahiru Biography, Nigeria’s new Chief of Army Staff before his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff, was the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army.
Here are 10 more facts about the new Chief of Army Staff:
- He was appointed to lead the offensive against Boko Haram in the North-East in May 2017.
- He was the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army.
- He was however redeployed by the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai after a string of attacks by the insurgents, including after giving him a deadline in July 2017 to deliver Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dead or alive within 40 days.
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