• Army council approves new Brigade for Bayelsa

    Army council approves new Brigade for Bayelsa

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said the Nigerian Army Council has approved the establishment of a new brigade headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

    Buratai said this when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Seriake Dickson in Yenagoa on Thursday.

    He said the new army formation would be known as the 61 Brigade, Nigerian Army.

    Buratai said a commander had been appointed for the brigade, while operations at the new formation would take off as soon as possible.

    The COAS […]