The new Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, assumed duties as the head of the Directorate of Defense Information, DDI and called for the support of the media establishment for the armed forces as the nation prepares for the 2023 general elections.
He took over from the previous Director, Major General Jimmy Akpor, who was moved to Army Headquarters as Director Personnel Services, Nigerian Army.
In his remarks, Gusau commended his predecessor for forging better relationship with the media which helped to positively project the operations of the armed forces.
He also thanked the media for the continuous support for the armed forces and called for stronger relationship between the military and the media on matters of national security.
Gusau assured that the armed forces would assist media practitioners to discharge their duties where necessary.