A total of two hundred and thirty-five officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces have been promoted to their next ranks.
The approval for their promotion was given on Tuesday night after a meeting of the Army Council, Navy council and the Air Council respectively held at the ship house Ministry of Defence in Abuja which was presided over by the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi.
As earlier reported by Naija News, a breakdown of the promotion shows that 36 officers of the Nigerian Army were promoted from Brigadier Generals to Major Generals while 76 Colonels were promoted to Brigadier Generals.
The Army Director of Defence Media Organization( DMO), Benard Onyeuko is among those freshly promoted as Major Generals.
On its part, the Nigerian Navy promoted 21 Commodores to Rear Admirals and 36 Captains to Commodores, while 30 NAF Air Commodores were promoted to Air Vice Marshals and 36 Group Captains lifted to Air Commodores.
The full list of promoted officers has now been obtained by this news platform. Check them out below.
Newly promoted Major Generals:
M Dan madam,
JG Mohammed and EC Ekwesi
Those promoted from Colonels to Brigadier Generals are:
A Iliyasu A Baningo
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.
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