Breaking: Buhari to retire 68 major generals to pave way for incoming COAS

Following the appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff Major General Farouk Yahaya, sixty-eight generals will be forced to retire.

General Farouk takes over from Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a military plane crash last Friday, May 21, alongside 10 other military officers in Kaduna.

Prior to his appointment, Farouk was the Theatre Commander of Operation Hadan Kai (formerly Lafiya Dole) in the North-East is from 37 regular course of the Nigerian Defence Academy while his predecessor, the late Attahiru was from course 35.

When Buhari appointed the present crop of service chiefs in January, no fewer than 20 generals from the three services who were members of courses 34 and 35 were retired to pave way for them.

Below is a list of the Major Generals who are to be retired, they are of courses 35 and 36 respectively.

BO Ahanotu – Major General.
CC Okonkwo – Major General.
AS Maikobi – Major General
DC Onyemulu – Major General
HI Bature – Major General
A Bande – Major General
SA Yaro – Major General
LA Adegboye – Major General
OI Uzamere – Major General
J Sarham- Major General
OF Azinta – Major General
JB Olawumi – Major General
CO Ude – Major General
G Oyefesobi – Major General
BM Shafa- Major General
NA Angbazo – Major General
BA Akinroluyo – Major General
HR Momoh – Major General
KAY Isiyaku – Major General
AT Hamman – Major General
MO Uzoh – Major General
MA Masanawa – Major General
JI Unuigbe – Major General
JJ Ogunlade – Major General
AN Dauda – Major General
AA Jidda – Major General
YI Shalangwa – Major General
JGK Myam – Major General
SA Adebayo – Major General
GA Umelo – Major General
PB Fakrogha – Major General
VO Ezugwu – Major General
AB Omozoje – Major General
EN Njoku – Major General
SO Olabanji – Major Genera;
GB Audu – Major General
OA Akintade – Major General
OT Akinjobi – Major General
BA Isandu – Major General
AM Alabi – Major General
AA Adesope – Major General
OW Ali – Major General
MG Ali – Major General
SS Araoye – Major General
GS Abdullahi – Major General
CG Musa – Major General
US Mohammed – Major General
KI Mukhtar – Major General
KN Garba – Major General
DH Ali-Keffi – Major General
EV Onumajuru – Major General
KI Yusuf – Major General
BR Sinjen – Major General
TA Lagbaja – Major General
UU Bassey – Major General
S Dahiru – Major General
UA Yusuf – Major General
KO Aligbe – Major General
AK Ibrahim – Major General
LA Fejokwu – Major General
AB Ibrahim – Major General
JO Ochai – Major General
EAP Undiandeye – Major General
OR Aiyenigba – Major General
GU Chibuisi – Major General
SG Mohammed – Major General
IM Jallo – Major General.

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