The army also appointed M.A. Anka, a colonel, as new Commandant of Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information, NASPRI.
The appointments were confirmed by outgoing Director of Army Public Relations, Sani Usman in a statement on Thursday.
Mr Usman, a brigadier-general, stated that he had been nominated to attend Senior Executive Course 40 at National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Jos.
He added that Mr Anka would take over from John Agim, a brigadier-general, now the Acting Director, Defence Information, DDI.