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Navy, Airforce Hold on to Promotion List; Nigeria Army Unfolds Own List

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*List glimpsed by WESTERN POST shows Navy board approves promotion of 54 officers

From Ibidapo Balogun

As the Nigerian Army announced the promotion of its officers including 45 Brigadier-Generals to Major-Generals and 92 Colonels to Brigadier-Generals, it has emerged that a similar promotion exercise has been carried out by the Navy.

A statement from Army Spokesperson, Sani Usman, had confirmed the army promotions. The Navy is yet to make its list public, but WESTERN POST exclusively obtained the promotion list.

According to the list, the Navy Board has approved the promotion of its 54 officers from Captain to Commodore. The list obtained by the newspaper is as shown below:

674  NG€ NAVY BOARD HAS APPROVED PROMOTION OF FOL SNR. OFFICERS FROM CAPT TO CDRE

FLAG RANK OF CDRE:
A€ CAPT DO TUBONIMI NN/1439   WEF 08 AUG 16
B€ -DO- GS ABUBAKAR NN/1509   WEF 19 JUL 16
C€ -DO- SK ELECHI-AMADI NN/1520   WEF 19 JUL 17
D€ -DO- OF ESEKHILE NN/1521   WEF 19 JUL 16
E€ -DO- BTJ YELDIN NN/1548           -DO-
F€ -DO- CF AZIKE NN/1562   WEF 27 SEP 15
G€ -DO- A PINDAR NN/1584   WEF 27 SEP 16
H€ -DO- AA ADESANYA NN/1695   WEF 16 DEC 17
J€ -DO- TA AMOR NN/1700           -DO-
K€ CAPT AD BINGEL NN/1705   WEF 16 SEP 17
L€ CAPT KC EZETE NN/1707   WEF 16 DEC 17
M€ -DO- AP KAYODE NN/1713            -DO-
N€ -DO- EO NMOYEM NN/1721   WEF 16 SEP 17
P€ -DO- MM ABDULLAHI NN/1740   WEF 10 SEP 16
Q€ -DO- GM ALIGWE NN/1746          -DO-
R€ -DO- AT ITTU NN/1762 WEF 10 DEC 17
S€ -DO- GE KWETISHE NN/1765   WEF 10 SEP 17
T€ -DO- PC NWATU NN/1773   WEF 10 SEP 16
U€ -DO- RO OBEYA NN/1775   WEF 10 SEP 17
V€ -DO- OA OLUGBODE NN/1778   WEF 10 SEP 16
W€ -DO- AM IBRAHIM NN/1831   WEF 16 SEP 15
X€ -DO- A AHMED NN/1834   WEF 17 SEP 17
Y€ CAPT AM HARUNA NN/1848   WEF 17 SEP 17
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A Guard of Honour Consisting of US Airforce And Naval Personnel
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Z€ CAPT JN MAMMAN NN/1856   WEF 17 SEP 17
AA€ -DO- RD ODEREMI NN/1858           -DO-
AB€ -DO- KJ ODUBANJO NN/1859           -DO-
AC€ -DO- JU OKEKE NN/1860           -DO-
AD€ CAPT PK ZAKARIA NN/1867   WEF 17 SEP 17
ENGINEERING
AE€ CAPT KG LEVI NN/1766   WEF 10 SEP 16
AF€ -DO- SD EL-LADAN NN/1735   WEF 24 FEB 17
AG€ -DO- IE SHEHU NN/1833   WEF 17 SEP 17
AH€ -DO- FN DAMTONG NN/1842           -DO-
AJ€ -DO- H IBRAHIM NN/1849           -DO-
AK€ CAPT SJ OYEGADE NN/1851   WEF 17 SEP 17
ACCOUNTS AND BUDGET
AL€ CAPT SA LAWAL NN/1853 WEF 17 SEP 17

 

 

MEDICAL
AM€ CAPT MI ADETOLA NN/1625F   WEF 17 DEC 17
AN€ -DO- JAS MALAFA NN/1647F           -DO-
AP€ -DO- CA OPARA NN/1663F           -DO-
AQ€ -DO- JA AJAYI NN/1693F WEF 17 DEC 17
AR€ SURG

CAPT

NB ONWERE NN/1807 WEF 23 AUG 17
2€ AAS TO SHIP STRIPES ACCORDINGLY€//

According to the army, those promoted to Major Generals include H.O. Otiki, Acting Commander Defence Headquarters Garrison; O.O. Soleye, Acting Director Veteran Affairs, Defence Headquarters; the Acting Provost Marshal, A.T. Hamman; the Acting Military Secretary, F Yahaya; the Acting General Officers Commanding 3, 7 and 8 Divisions, B.A. Ahanotu, I.M. Yusuf and S.O. Olabanji respectively; Acting Commander Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps, J.I. Unuigbe; A. A. Jidda, Acting Commander Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport; Acting Chief of Accounts and Budget (Army), J.E. Jakko; Commandant, Depot Nigerian Army; V.O. Ezugwu; A.C. Agundu, Director, Foreign Liaison, Defence Intelligence Agency; Acting Commander, Headquarters Command Army Records, H.E. Ayamasaowei; M.S. Yusuf, Commander Guards Brigade, while late B.A.Raji, was promoted post-humously.

Similarly, O.F. Azinta, Commandant Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Centre; Commandant Nigerian Army School Infantry, J. Sarham; T.A. Gagariga, Commander Nigerian Army School of Artillery; L.F. Abdullahi, the Acting Commander Nigerian Army Education Corps have also been promoted Major Generals. J. G. K. Myam, Acting Director Operations; and U.S. Yakubu, Acting Director Peacekeeping Operations, were also promoted major generals.

‎Those elevated to the rank of One Star Generals (Brigadier Generals) include A. Israel, C.O. Ekulide of Defence Headquarters, S.O. Olowolayemo, J.T. Chukwu, E.E. Eyong and the prolific writer, D.C. Nengite, as well as C.A. Dalhatu and U.N. Babangida.

Others include U.I. Mohammed, N.U. Mukhtar, O.G. Onubogu, S.Tm Shafaru, G.G. Shipi, A.S. Ishaq of 8 Division Provost Group, A.O. Kalajaiye, J.C. Mbibi, J.T. Chukwu, H.A. Gambo and L.B. Mohammed, amongst others.

 

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