A new theatre commander for Operation Lafiya dole has been deployed to the theatre of war in Maiduguri, Borno state.
He is Major General Rogers Nicholas, and he replaces Major General Ibrahim Attahiru who has been heading the counter-insurgency war in Nigeria.
The ceremony was Attended by senior military commanders of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East of Nigeria.
This would be the 5th Commander to head the epicentre of war against Boko Haram insurgents since it was created.
The outgoing Commander was quick to clear the air about his deployment, he says it was a. Normal routine military deployment and thanked all gave him the opportunity to serve the country.
Ushering in the new commander was a symbolic military exchange of flag at the Headquarter’s  Quarter Guard of the Command and presenting it to the Outgoing Commander which symbolises his exit from the theatre to his new office of Policy and planning at the Army headquarters.

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