Major General John Enenche has been appointed as the new Director Defence information.
He is to replace Rabe Abubakar, a Brigadier General, who is now Director of Information Management in the Department of Civil Military Affairs, Army Headquarters.
Until his appointment as the new Defence Spokesman, Major General Enenche was the Defence Liaison Officer at the Defence Headquarters.
He has since taken over with effect from March 6, said a statement by Way Olabisi, Lieutenant Commander, of Defence Headquarters.
Mr. Abubakar, had on August 3, 2015, while a colonel, succeeded Chris Olukolade, a major general, who proceeded on retirement after 35 years in service.
The new spokesperson, an Idoma from Benue State, was among the 227 top army officers whose elevations were announced in December 2016. His promotion to major general took effect from September 19, 2016.