A new commander for Operation Delta Safe in the Niger Delta has been appointed. He is Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman. He relieved Rear Admiral Joseph Osa Okojie who has now been reassigned.
Until his appointment, Rear Admiral Suleiman was the Director Development at the Defence Headquarters.
Before that, he was the Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command.
This change, according to a statement by the Defense Acting Director of Information, Colonel Kingsley Umoh becomes necessary in order to inject new capability to contain the prevailing security threats and provide adequate much needed stability in the region.
His appointment is with immediate effect.