It was gathered that the General Officer Commanding, 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Ebenezer Oyefolu, on Saturday promised to enhance the security of lives and property within the division’s area of responsibility.
According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Samuel, in Lagos, the GOC said his watchword was work hard and pray hard.
The statement said: “The GOC who just assumed duty as the 81 Division Commander, said with God on his side, he will succeed.
“Oyefolu was the Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence prior to his recent appointment.”
He is a member of the 34 Regular Course, Nigerian Defence Academy.
Oyefolu has among other civil qualifications a Post Graduate in Diploma Safety and Security Management from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology and Masters of Science in Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan.
The statement said: “He is a fellow of the prestigious National Defence College.”
According to the statement, the GOC commended his predecessor, Major General Isidore Edet, for the achievements recorded during his tenure and solicited the cooperation of officers and soldiers in order to succeed.