Following the death of Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Danjuma Ali-Keffi as the new Chief of Army Staff in acting capacity.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the appointment of Major General Ali-Keffi as acting Chief of Army Staff was confirmed late Saturday.
Until his appointment, Ali-Keffi was the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division, who took over from Maj. General Usman Muhammad two months ago.
He assumed duty as the 37th GOC 1 Division, Nigerian Army, in Kaduna State in March.
TNG reports Alli-Keffi is a member of 38 Regular Course, trained in Mogadishu Battalion in the Academy.
He is an alumnus of Bangladesh Defence College.