New GOC Takes over at 7 Division


Michael Olugbode

The new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier  General Ibrahim Yusuf, has formally taken over command of the Division in Maiduguri.

Yusuf  took over from his predecessor Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, who has been deployed to Depot Nigerian Army as the Commandant.

In a brief ceremony at the Headquarters of the Division, the new GOC  was presented with the Division’s flag by his predecessor after signing the handing and taking over notes during the ceremony at the headquarters of the Division in Maimalari Barracks Maiduguri, Borno State.

The highlight of the occasion was the inspection of quarter guard where the old flag was lowered and the new one hosted which signified the end and beginning of a new command.

Yusuf hails from Yobe State, he is the seventh GOC of the Division since its formation in 2013.

He is a member of 37 regular course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) and also an alumnus of the National Defence College in Abuja.

Until his recent appointment, he was the Registrar of NDA.