Senior Naval Officers Redeployed, Appointed In Nigerian Navy Routine Reorganization

Senior Naval Officers Redeployed, Appointed In Nigerian Navy Routine Reorganization

 

 

The Nigerian Navy yesterday night released the appointments and redeployments of 128 senior officers with 52 Rear Admirals and 76 Commodores affected.

 

A statement by Commodore A,O Ayo-Vaughan, Director Naval Information , said the appointments of the senior officers is part of the routine reorganization following the December 2022 promotion of senior officers in the Service.

 

“The new appointments indicate that Rear Admiral Garba Abubakar has been reappointed as the Nigerian Navy Delegate to the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia while Rear Admiral Akano Adesope, formerly a Moderator at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru has been appointed as the Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordinance Depot.

 

“Rear Admiral Kennedy Egbuchulam, formerly Director of Administration, Naval Headquarters is now reappointed to Naval Headquarters as the pioneer Chief of Communications and Information Technology, Rear Admiral Nnamdi Muogilim, former Chief of Defence Space Administration, Defence Headquarters has been appointed as the Executive Director Operations, Navy Holdings Limited while Rear Admiral Adewale Olanrewaju, formerly Commander Nigerian Navy Ship WEY is to take over as the Director Standards, Naval Headquarters.

 

The former Deputy Director Communication Intelligence at Defence Intelligence Agency, Rear Admiral Fatah Sanusi is now the new Executive Director, Administration, Human Resource & Personnel Management at the Navy Holdings Limited.

 

Rear Admiral Nuhu Bala, the former Director of Transformation, Defence Headquarters has been reappointed as the Deputy Chief of Defence Space Administration, Defence Headquarters while Rear Admiral Danjuma Moses, former Director of Training, Defence Headquarters takes over as the Deputy Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.

 

The routine reshuffling of the senior naval officers also affected Rear Admiral Vincent Okeke, former Director of Logistics, Defence Headquarters who has been reappointed to Defence Headquarters as Director of Plans and Rear Admiral Yakubu Wambai, the immediate past Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command moves to Defence Headquarters as the Director of Transformation.

 

The former Director Veterans Affairs, Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Ismaila Zelani has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as Director of Administration, Rear Admiral Emmanuel Beckley, the erstwhile Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordnance Depot moves to Headquarters Defence Intelligence Agency as the Director of Logistics while Rear Admiral Domnan Dangwel, formerly Deputy Director Monitoring and Evaluation, Defence Headquarters resumes Naval Headquarters as the Director Special Projects.

 

Rear Admiral Tanko Pani, who served as Director of Plans, Defence Headquarters has been reappointed to Defence Headquarters as the Director of Training. Rear Admiral Hamisu Sadiq, formerly the Deputy Director Earth Observation, Defence Space Administration, Defence Headquarters is now the Director of Safety, Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Olusanya Bankole has been reappointed as the Director Communications, Naval Headquarters.

 

The immediate past Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibrahim Dewu takes over as the Director Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate.

 

Rear Admiral Kennedy Ezete, formerly Director of Transformation, Naval Headquarters moves to Defence Headquarters as the Director Project Monitoring while Rear Admiral Noel Madugu, formerly Deputy Director Special Operation Forces, Defence Headquarters has been reappointed to Defence Headquarters as the Director of Logistics.

 

Rear Admiral Daupreye Matthew, the erstwhile Director of Logistics, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi is to resume as the Director of Innovation and Concept Development, Naval Headquarters.

 

Rear Admiral Emmanuel Nmoyem, formerly Deputy Director Administration at Defence Headquarters has been reappointed as the Director, Human Rights Desk, Defence Headquarters while Rear Admiral Ibrahim Shettima, formerly Chief of Logistics, Naval Headquarters takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command.

 

The former Flag Officer Commanding, Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Monday Unurhiere is now the Director of Plans, Naval Headquarters. Rear Admiral Hamza Kaoje has been moved from Headquarters Western Naval Command where he was the Chief Staff Officer to Defence Headquarters as the Director of Equipment Standardization and Harmonization, while Rear Admiral Idi Abbas, formerly Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command resumes as the Director of Operations, Naval Headquarters.

 

Additionally, the redeployment affected Rear Admiral Clement Atebi, the former Chief Staff Officer, Central Naval Command who moves to Naval Headquarters as the Director of Audit. Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Samson Bura, formerly Fleet Commander, Western Fleet moves to Defence Headquarters as Director Search and Rescue and Rear Admiral Oluwole Fadeyi, formerly the Command Operations Officer, Headquarters Eastern Naval Command is now appointed as Director Record, Returns and Analysis, Naval Headquarters.

 

Rear Admiral Olusola Oluwagbire, formerly Director of Operations, Naval Headquarters takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command. Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, erstwhile Deputy Commandant. Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji is now the Director of Policy, Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Bashir Mohammed, formerly Director of Project Monitoring, Implementation and Evaluation Directorate, Naval Headquarters has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as the Chief of Logistics.

 

The former Director of Project Monitoring, at Defence Headquarters, Rear Admiral Julius Nwagu has been moved to Naval Headquarters as the Director of Campaign Planning while Rear Admiral Patrick Nwatu, formerly the Director of Policy, at Naval Headquarters takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding, Naval Training Command.

 

Relatedly, Rear Admiral Mike Oamen who was the Chief Staff Officer, of Headquarters Eastern Naval Command is the Director of Veterans Affairs, Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral James Okosun, formerly Director of Marine Engineering, Naval Headquarters takes over as the Commandant of Nigerian Naval Engineering College, Sapele.

 

Rear Admiral Suleiman Abdullahi has been reappointed as the Managing Director of Admiralty Exchange Limited, Navy Holdings Limited while Rear Admiral Kasimu Bushi has been reappointed as the Chief of Accounts and Budget, Naval Headquarters.

 

Furthermore, Rear Admiral Joseph Akpan, formerly the Director of Plans, at Naval Headquarters took over as the Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command and Rear Admiral Ibrahim Shehu, formerly Director of Equipment Standardization and Harmonization, at Defence Headquarters has been appointed as the Director Marine Engineering, Naval Headquarters.

 

Also, Rear Admiral Abdullahi Ahmed, formerly the Chief Staff Officer, of Headquarters Naval Training Command moves to Naval Headquarters as the Director, Recruitment, Reserve and Resettlement. Rear Admiral Fredrick Damtong has been reappointed Director of Weapon Electrical, Naval Headquarters.

 

Rear Admiral Abdulrasheed Haruna, the immediate past Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship Beecroft is now the Chief Staff Officer, of Headquarters Eastern Naval Command while Rear Admiral John Mamman, formerly the Director, of Recruitment, Reserve and Resettlement, Naval Headquarters has been appointed as the Chief Staff Officer, Headquarters Western Naval Command.

 

The immediate past Commander Naval Base Lake Chad, Rear Admiral John Okeke is to take over as the Chief Staff Officer, of Headquarters Central Naval Command. Rear Admiral Olatunde Olodude formerly a Directing Staff at the National Defence College, Abuja is to take over as the Fleet Commander, Western Fleet while Rear Admiral Chijioke Onyemaobi has been reappointed as the Director of Ships Spares, Naval Headquarters.

 

Other senior officers affected by the new appointments are Rear Admiral Sunday Atakpa, formerly Commander Nigerian Navy Ship Soroh and now appointed the Chief Staff Officer, Headquarters Naval Training Command. Rear Admiral Abdul-hamid Baba-Inna, formerly the Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship Delta and now been appointed the Director of Legal Services, Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Patrick Effah has been reappointed the Director of Maritime Domain Awareness, Naval Headquarters.

 

Rear Admiral Chidozie Okehie has been reappointed as the Director of Personnel Release, Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Olusegun Soyemi, formerly the Fleet Commander, of Eastern Fleet has been appointed as the Director, of Monitoring and Evaluation Analysis while Rear Admiral Ebiobowei Zipele has been reappointed as the Commandant Defence Intelligence College, Karu.

 

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