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Nigerian Army | 82 Division

82 DivisionHeadquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army is located in Enugu.  It was established in 1975.  It is charged with the responsibility of securing its Area of Responsibility (AOR) covering the South Eastern and South Southern flanks of Nigeria and also ensuring that the borders located in its AOR are secured.  The division is a composite division with affiliated combat support and combat service support units.  

82 DIVISION CHRONICLES OF COMMAND

1. 2. Maj Gen DE Obada 07/08/75-22/03/76
3. Brig MI Wushishi 23/03/76-31/07/78
4. Maj Gen DY Bali 01/09/78-14/12/79
5. Brig M Buhari 14/12/79-04/01/81
6. Maj Gen Aduloju 09/01/81-08/01/84
7. Brig YY Kure 09/01/84-15/09/85
8. Brig O Diya 16/09/85-13/12/87
9. Maj Gen MS Sami 31/12/87-25/10/88
10. Brig AA Abubakar 25/10/88-02/01/90
11. Maj Gen S Ibrahim 02/01/90-07/09/93
12. Col (later Maj Gen) CA Garuba 07/09/90-19/09/93
13. Brig (later Maj Gen) TM Shelfidi 20/09/93-25/09/94
14. Brig (later Maj Gen) SVL Malu 20/09/94-06/08/96
15. Brig (later Maj Gen) FA Mujakperuo 06/08/96-23/07/98
16. Maj Genl O Popoola 24/07/98-01/01/99
17. Brig (later Maj Gen) AA Sangotade 01/01/99-2003
18. Maj Gen BA Jinadu 2003 - 2004
19. Maj Gen R Adeshina 2004-3/09/04
20. Maj Gen AG Adewuyi 3/09/04-09/07/06
21. Maj Gen SU Atawodi 10/07/06
22 Maj Gen AT Ibrahim 2007
23 Maj Gen MD Isah 2009
24 Maj Gen SY Bello 2009 -2010
25. Maj Gen S Idoko 2010-2012
26. Maj Gen OO Oshinowo 2012 -2013
27. Maj Gen Olaniyi 2013 - 2013
28 Maj Gen S YUSUF 2014 -2015
29 Maj Gen I Attahiru 2015- Till date
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