By Linus Aleke
Director of Naval Information, Commodore Ayo Olugbode said that the Nigerian Navy Board has approved the promotion of 87 senior officers to the next ranks.
Commodore Ayo Olugbode who announced the promotion of senior officers in a statement in Abuja further explained that the newly promoted senior officers include “10 Rear Admirals, 25 Commodores, 24 Captains and 28 Commanders”.
The Naval spokesperson said that “The 10 Admirals promoted include Commodores DM Dogonyaro, Commandant Nigerian Navy school of Armament Technology, Kachia; TA Imam, Director of Policy Naval Headquarters; RO Mohammed, Director of Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Naval Headquarters; IB Yusuf, Director of Personnel Release, Naval Headquarters;
“Others are WO Kayoda, Director Navigation/Positioning and Timing, Defence Space Administration; OE Eyo, Commander NNS BEECROFT; SO Agada, Directing Staff NDC; EE Aneke Commodore Naval Drafting; MM Bashir, Directing Staff NDC and AO Ayobanjo Deputy Commandant, Naval War College Nigeria”.
He added that “Those promoted to rank of Commodore are Captains T Sani, MN Madugu, OO Fadeyi, AA Gaya, S Dahun, OA Oludude, SD Atakpa, A Baba-Inna, PE Effah, AA Mustapha CD Okehie, I Okpala, OBF Oladipo , OO Soyemi, EA Zipele.
“Others are AK Ezenma, C Onyemaobi, SA Yahaya, SH Abdullahi, KM Bushi, SA Ejaro, G Obaje, AE Bello, ID Nurudeen and IA Ahmed”.
Commodore Ayo Olugbode concluded that the newly promoted senior officers will be decorated at a later date.