Maj. -Gen. Dominic Onyemulu who was recently appointed as the new Commander of Operation SAFE HAVEN, has taken over at the Headquarters OPSH in Jos, Plateau State.
Gen. Onyemulu was, until his latest appointment, a Director at the Armed Forces Simulation Centre, Jaji, Kaduna State.
A statement issued on the new appointment said that Gen. Onyemulu took over from his predecessor, Maj. -Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who has been posted to the Nigerian Army Welfare Limited by Guarantee as the Managing Director.
Speaking during the Handing and Taking Over Ceremony held at the Headquarters, of Operation SAFE HAVEN, on Thursday, Gen. Okonkwo lauded the personnel of Operation SAFE HAVEN for their cooperation, steadfastness and dedication throughout his tour of duty as the Commander.
He charged them to continually demonstrate high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties as stakeholders in peace building and urged the troops to extend the same cooperation to his successor.
In his remarks, the new Commander, Gen. Onyemulu said he would build on the existing synergy between OPSH and other security agencies across the Joint Operational Areas with a view to achieve the operational mandate.
He urged the personnel and relevant stakeholders in the corridor of peace to unite against crimes across the Joint Operational Area, stressing the need to continually preach peace for the advancement of the society.
He also reiterated the commitment of the command in delivering its mandate of maintaining peace through organising social intervention programmes for host communities and use of non-kinectic approaches in dispute resolution.
The highpoint of the event was the signing of the handing and taking over notes by the Outgoing and Incoming Commanders and the decoration of the Incoming Commander with the Command’s insignia.