The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt was thrown into mourning on Thursday following news of the death

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt was thrown into mourning on Thursday following news of the death of its General Officer Commanding, Major General Johnson Olu Irefin, from coronavirus-related complications.
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Irefim, who died in Abuja after testing positive for COVID-19, took over the command of the division in July 2020, replacing Maj.-Gen. Felix Agugo.
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Efforts to reach the spokesman of the Division, Charles Ekeocha, were not successful as of the time of filing this report.
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But a senior military officer from Abuja confirmed the development to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity.
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“One of our fine officers is dead. He is the GOC, 6th Division. He died in Abuja after developing complications caused by the coronavirus,” he stated.
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Following Irefin’s demise, the Army called cancelled the Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference holding in Abuja.
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Prior to assuming command of the 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation Delta Safe, Port Harcourt Barracks, Irefin was the immediate-past GOC 81 Division Nigerian Army, Lagos.
The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt was thrown into mourning on Thursday following news of the death of its General Officer Commanding, Major General Johnson Olu Irefin, from coronavirus-related complications.
.
Irefim, who died in Abuja after testing positive for COVID-19, took over the command of the division in July 2020, replacing Maj.-Gen. Felix Agugo.
.
Efforts to reach the spokesman of the Division, Charles Ekeocha, were not successful as of the time of filing this report.
.
But a senior military officer from Abuja confirmed the development to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity.
.
“One of our fine officers is dead. He is the GOC, 6th Division. He died in Abuja after developing complications caused by the coronavirus,” he stated.
.
Following Irefin’s demise, the Army called cancelled the Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference holding in Abuja.
.
Prior to assuming command of the 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation Delta Safe, Port Harcourt Barracks, Irefin was the immediate-past GOC 81 Division Nigerian Army, Lagos.
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