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Army Appoints Nwachukwu As New Spokesperson

Onyema Nwachukwu

Onyema Nwachukwu


The Nigerian Army has appointed a new spokesperson.


He is in the person of Onyema Nwachukwu, a brigadier general.


Nwachukwu will be taking over from Mohammed Yerima, also a brigadier general who was appointed in February by the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru.


Before his recent appointment, Mr Nwachukwu was the acting director of defence information at the defence headquarters. He had also served as the media coordinator of the Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield and was the deputy director of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre command in Maiduguri.


He was also Assistant Director Defence Information (NA), DHQ, Chief of Staff Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations and Public Relations Officer, NDA. 


He attended the University of Ibadan and holds a Masters’ Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Post Graduate School, Kaduna.


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