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Nigerian Army appoints Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu as new spokesman




The Chief of Military Employees, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, on Thursday, accepted the appointment of Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu because the Director of Military Public Relations.


Nwachukwu takes over from Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, who assumed responsibility as a spokesperson in February, NAN stories.

Gen. Nwachukwu till his appointment was the Performing Director of Defence Info, on the Defence Headquarters.

He was additionally the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Headquarters Theatre Command of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, now Operation HADIN KAI.

The brand new military spokesperson is an alumnus of the College of Ibadan and holds a Masters Diploma in Worldwide Affairs and Strategic Research from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Publish-Graduate College Kaduna.

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He additionally has a post-graduate diploma in Promoting and Public Relations from the Worldwide Institute of Journalism, Abuja.

Gen. Nwachukwu was additionally an Assistant Director Defence Info (NA), DHQ, Chief of Employees Headquarters Directorate of Military Public Relations and Public Relations Officer, NDA.

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