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 […]