Idoma-born Major General Adikwu Elias Attu has been appointed as Garrison Commander, Defence Headquarters.
IDOMA VOICE gathered that Attu was deployed from Defence Training and Operation as Director of Peace-Keeping Operations to the new position.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, sad the deployment is in an effort to reposition the Nigerian Army (NA) for operational efficiency and proficiency.
Others affected in the redeployment released on Thursday 28 July 2022, include some Principal Staff Officers of the Army Headquarters, General Officers Commanding, Corps Commanders, Commandants of training institutions, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers, amongst others.
Maj Gen Adikwu Elias Attu was born on 30 Jan 69 at Lagos Island of Lagos State but hails from Owukpa in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State.
He was admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy on 21 Sep 86 as a member of Regular Course 38 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant into the Nigerian Army Infantry Corps on 21 Sep 91. Attu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Chemistry from the NDA and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan and a PhD in view from Nasarawa State University, Keffi.