June 27, 2019
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32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks Gets New Commander

The Nigerian Army has deployed a new Brigade Commander to Thirty-two Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks Akure.

He is Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar, who takes over from Brigadier General James Ataguba who had been recently redeployed to Land Forces Simulation Centre as the Director, Training and Operations.

This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Captain Victor Olukoya

The outgoing commander, Brigadier General James Ataguba in his valedictory speech at the send-forth organised in his honour, thanked the media organisations, government functionaries and heads of sister security agencies in Ondo and Ekiti states for their professional support throughout his tenure.

He enjoined them to give the same support to the new commander, Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar.

Until his appointment, Brigadier General Abubakar was a member of the Directing Staff at the National Defence College, Abuja.

PR/Leke Adegbite

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