Full List of newly promoted Generals in Nigerian Army, Air Force, Navy

Lt-Gen Leo Irabor, CDS

The Nigerian Armed Forces has just promoted a total of 235 Senior Military Officers following a meeting of the Army Council, Navy council and the Air Council respectively, held at the Ministry of Defence with the Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd) as presiding chairman.

In the exercise, 36 Army officers were promoted to the ranks of Major-Generals from Brigadier-Generals, while 76 Colonels were promoted to Brigadier Generals.

The Nigerian Navy promoted 21 Commodores to Rear Admirals and 36 Captains to Commodores, while the Nigerian Air Force promoted 30 new Air Vice Marshals from Air Commodores and 36 Group Captains to Air Commodores.

Below are the names of the newly promoted officers:

Newly promoted Major Generals:

  • CU Onwunle,
  • M Dan madam,
  • OJ Akpor,
  • HT Wesley
  • UT Musa
  • AA Eyitayo
  • V Ebhaleme
  • LT Omoniyi
  • MNB Mamman
  • NU Muktar
  • A Adamu
  • DI Salihu
  • SA Akesobe
  • KA Isoni
  • HT Dada
  • AS Chinade
  • AA Ariyibi
  • W Shaibu
  • AA Adeyinka
  • BA Alabi
  • OT Olatoye
  • JH Abdussalam
  • ST Shafaru
  • PP Malla
  • BY Baffa
  • TE Gagariga
  • GM Mutkut
  • MT Durowaiye
  • JD Omali
  • J Mohammed
  • ZL Abubakar
  • ES Buba
  • JAL Jimoh
  • BE Onyeuko
  • JG Mohammed and EC Ekwesi

Those promoted from Colonels to Brigadier Generals are:

  • O Adegbe
  • AA Babalola
  • NN Orok
  • K Abdulkarim
  • VE Cletus
  • OA Aminu
  • GO Olorunyomi
  • MS Adamu
  • C Ogbuabo
  • JO Are
  • SA Adeyemo
  • AA Tawasimi
  • AT Lawal
  • BMG Martins
  • MJ Gambo
  • OO Olutunde
  • ML Abubakar
  • MU Ikobah
  • OO Yakubu
  • PK Zawaya
  • DR Dantani
  • BO Amakor
  • JH Bawa
  • EU Effiong
  • NA Mohammed
  • JO Ememe
  • DJ Abdulllahi
  • JU Gombe
  • J Ibrahim
  • MO Agi
  • CA Baushe
  • MY Lawal
  • RS Omolori
  • OO Obolo
  • OA Obasanjo
  • TJ Mackintosh
  • UC Ezeh
  • N Mbaka
  • T Ahmed
  • MO Ibrahim
  • BO Omopariola
  • UV Unachukwu
  • OM Oyekola
  • OAO Ojo
  • NN Rume
  • M Isah
  • AS Maikano
  • MI Falana
  • AD Abubakar
  • SS Diwa
  • D Umaru
  • A Mohammed
  • MK Sanda
  • HI Dasuki
  • S Ahmed
  • JA Ifeanyi
  • UA Lawal
  • YO Zubair
  • EA Koleoso
  • OJ Majebi
  • OA Ochagwuba
  • EC Emere
  • SM Dagari
  • AD Isa
  • I Tanko
  • A Jimoh
  • SI Said
  • AO Solarin
  • H Mohammed
  • JB Ibrahim
  • A Abdulkarim
  • II Adamu
  • A Iliyasu A Baningo
  • S Umaru
  • AA Ahmed

The newly-promoted Rear Admirals in the Nigerian Navy include AA Olugbode, former director Naval information, CF Azike, I Zilani, AD Bingel, KC Ezete, LC Izu, EI Ogalla, HUF Kaoje, SA Akinwande, USAChugali, EO Ferreira, B. Mohammed, MG Oamen, AM Ibrahim, A Ahmed, JN MAMMAN, PK Zakaria, AAO Orederu, H Ibrahim, SJ Oyegbade, SA Lawal.

The newly promoted Captains to Commodores in the Nigerian Navy are SA BAWA, ME EJUMABONE, MM EPELLE, GPZ ADO, OO FADAHUNSI, M FAKROGHA, PE METEKE, PP NIMMYEL, NS LAKAN, SM AHMED, ST LENGAYA, RT OLADEJO, MS OLUKOYA, AO OJO, OA AKINBAMI, HJ ARUOMAREN, CA ISAH, AO OJEBODE, BO ONALO, A ORIDE, MB SALISU, BM SULE, AA UMAR, BH SABO, ZS SULEIMAN IG IKONNE, SI MOHAMMED, CA OBIKA, OA OSHATUNBERU, JK ADEDEJI, OD NNATU, I PEPPLE, JE ADEDEJI and UM BUGAJE, MA ADETUNJI.

Those promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal in the Nigerian Air Force include PN Amadi, NN Anababa, A Abdulkadir, AV Ndace, UK Abdulahi, EE Effiom, IM Etukudo, AY Abdulahi, SK Aneke, NI Ilo, AH Amensilola, EO Ebiowei, MM Onyebashi, EO Shobande, S Olatunde, FO Edosa, AH Shinkafi, BR Mamman, HA Adebowale, AH Bakari, EF Batnah, AK Ademuwagun, LI Oluwatoyin, TZ Dauda, OS Ogunsina, NV Aguiyi, AT Marquis and OO Ogunmola.

CREDIT: Daily Trust

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