Major Gen. Danjuma Ali Keffi emerges as the new acting Chief of Army Staff

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.

Details later…