NAF releases posting and appointments of senior officers


Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadique Abubakar

Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadiq Abubakar
Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadiq Abubakar

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released the posting and appointments of some senior officers.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director of Public Relations & Information, Air Commodore Dele Alonge on Tuesday in Abuja.

Among the new appointments are four Branch Chiefs, three Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and two Commandants.

According to the statement, the four Branch Chiefs at the NAF Headquarters are; Air vice Marshal (AVM) AA Iya formerly the Chairman Air Exposition and International Liaison Secretariat (AILS) now Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP).

It said that AVM AM Mamu, the former AOC, Training Command Kaduna takes charge as the Chief of Administration (COA).

The statement added that AVM, I J Yahaya moved from his former position as the Director of Works to become the Chief of Logistics and Communications (CLOG & Comms).

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It also stated that Air Commodore C U Usoh, the former Director of Air Engineering had been appointed as the Chief of Aircraft Engineering (CAcE).

It gave the three AOCs as AVM RA Ojuawo, the former Director of Operations HQ NAF now the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Tactical Air Command Makurdi.

AVM WA Ahmed, now the new Air Officer Commanding Training Command Kaduna; also AVM MA Muhammed moved from Managing Director, NAF Investment Limited to Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command, Lagos.

The statement gave the two new Commandants as AVM MC Iloenyosi, who moved from the Chief of Training and Operations HQ NAF to Commandant, Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi.

Also, AVM SA Dambo, the former Senior Air Staff Officer Training Command takes charge as the Commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.

The statement said that the posting and appointments were in line with the Chief of Air Staff’s efforts at transforming the Nigerian Air Force for greater and operational efficiency.