Oluyede takes over as GOC 6 Division Nigerian Army


Following the recent redeployment of Senior military Officers in the Nigerian Army by the Headquarters Nigerian Army, the appointment of Major Gen. Olufemi Oluyede as the new General Officer Commanding 6 Division NA and Land Component Commander Operation Delta Safe was approved.

The handing and taking over command took place on Monday 17 January, 2022 between the outgoing General Officer Commanding and Land Component Commander Operation Delta Safe, Major Gen. Sani Mohammed and Major Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, the incoming.

In his farewell speech, Major Gen. Sani Mohammed appluaded 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 GOC thanked God for giving him the privilege to serve in 6 Division as he solicited for cooperation and commitment from Commanders of the Division to enable him succeed in his newly assigned tasks.

Present at the event include Brigade 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.

Photo: Outgoing GOC, Major Gen. Sani Mohammed handing over the command flag to the new GOC, Major Gen. Olufemi Oluyede during the ceremony yesterday.

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