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Nigeria: Jonathan appoints new Chief of Staff

Chief Of Staff (COS) Nigeria - Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa, as his new Chief Of Staff (COS).

Gen. Arogbofa, a retired Officer of the Signals Corps of the Nigerian Army, takes over from Chief Mike Oghiadomhe who resigned last week to pursue his political interest.

A statement by Presidential Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said the appointment of the 62-year-old Gen. Arogbofa is with immediate effect.

The new Chief of Staff holds several military honours and awards and is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).

Pana 19/02/2014