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General Officer Commanding Nigerian Army 7 Division


The Nigerian Army 7 Division is the youngest Divison among the 6 divisions of the Nigerian Army. The Division was established to decisively counter the threat of insurgency, terrorism and armed banditry prevalent in the North Eastern part of the country. It became operational with effect from 22 Aug 13 with its area of operational responsibilities covering 3 north eastern state of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe state. The Div’s HQ is located in Maiduguri and the approved mascot is a Wolf while the approved logo is a snaring Wolf and the Arabic numeral “7” superimposed on a background of horizontal yello ochre (sandy brown), 7 green stripes as well as red and black colours. The motto of the Div is “Doggedness and Boldness”

See List Of General Officer Commanding Nigerian Army 7 Division Below:

S/N Rank Name Appt Period
1 Maj Gen OT Ethan GOC 22 Aug 13 – 01 Jan 14
2 Maj Gen JS Bindawa GOC 01 Jan – 24 Feb 14
3 Maj Gen A Mohammed GOC 24 Feb 14 – 16 May 14
4 Brig Gen MY Ibrahim Acting GOC 16 May 14- 28 Jan 15
5 Maj Gen LO Adeosun GOC 28 Jan 15- Jan 16
6 Brig Gen VO Ezeugwu Acting GOC Jan 2016 – May 2017
7 Brig Gen IM YUSUF Acting GOC May 2017 – to date
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