Brig.-Gen. Jude Egbudom, the acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, has handed over to Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim as the substantive GOC of the Division.

Egbudom handed over the command to Abdulkarim at the headquarters of the division in Ibadan on Friday 9th of July 2016 and to officially resume office today 11th of July 2016. Abdulkarim, who hails from Zuru in Kebbi State, was the Commandant of the Nigeria Army School of Infantry (NASI), Jaji, Kaduna State.

He was commissioned on June 22, 1985, and was a member of the 32 Regular Course of Nigeria Defence Academy. Egbudom, who was appointed in acting capacity on June 22 would return to his former position as the Commander, Engineer Construction Command, Ede, Osun.

In his speech at the occasion, Abdulkarim charged officers of the command to cooperate with him, saying he would give his best in preserving the ideals of the army. “We, as military professionals, must do everything within our ability to support our leaders in the fight against corruption and insurgency.







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