Shake-up in Nigerian Navy; 30 Rear Admirals affected

Posted by Yahaya Isah | 13 January 2018 | 4,164 times

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The Nigerian Navy has announced new appointments and re-appointments of officers for effective and efficient service delivery.

The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Those appointed, Dahun said, included three new Flag Officers Commanding, namely: Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade for the Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta, Rear Admiral Matthew Emuekpere for the Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Cross River, and Rear Admiral Saleh Usman, who took over at the Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The acting director added that the appointment also affected 27 other Rear Admirals.

“These are: Rear Admiral Begroy Ibe-Enwo, who is reappointed at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja as the Chief of Naval Transformation; Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe is appointed Director of Plans at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja; while Rear Admiral Peter Onaji is taking over as the Chief of Naval Safety and Standard at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja and Rear Admiral Dogara Albehu is now the Director of Training at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.

“Rear Admiral Micheal Ebe is assigned the Director of Plans, Naval Headquarters, Abuja, while Rear Admiral Aliyu Lawal is taking over as Director Equipment Standardisation and Harmonisation, Defence Headquarters, Abuja.

“Others are Rear Admiral Uchenna Onyia, who is now the Director of Administration at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja and Rear Admiral David Adeniran is reappointed the Commander Naval Drafting, Apapa, Lagos State,” Dahun said

Also affected are: Rear AdmiralTanko Dakwat who is now the Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordinance Depot, Lagos State; while Rear Admiral Ahamefule Eluwa was reappointed Moderator at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Plateau.

The Naval spokesman said further that the appointment also affected Rear Admiral Dolapo Kolawole as the Director of Policy at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Mike Okonkwo as the Chief Staff Officer at the Logistics Command Headquarters, Oghara, Delta.

Others are: Rear Admiral Shuwa Mohammed as the new Director of Armament Supplies, Naval Headquarters; while Rear Admiral Segun Adebari is the new Group Managing Director at the Navy Holding Limited, Abuja; Rear Admiral Abubakar Al-Hassan is the Director of Transformation at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Obed Ngalabak is the Admiral Superintendent Naval Doctrine and Assessment Centre, Lagos State.

Also in the list are: Rear Admiral Abraham Adaji, who was reappointed Director of Operations at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Jatau Luka is the new Chief Staff Officer at the Eastern Naval Command Headquarters; while Rear Admiral Ibikunle Olaiya was reappointed as the Director of Naval Intelligence at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja.

“The appointment also include: Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal who is appointed the Director of Transformation at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Abdullahi Adamu as the Director of Combat Physical Training, Naval Headquarters, Abuja; while Rear Admiral Oladele Daji is redeployed to the Western Naval Command Headquarters, Lagos State as the Chief Staff Officer and Rear Admiral Maurice Eno is Director of Research and Development at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja.

“Others are: Rear Admiral Saidu Garba, who is now the Director of Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate, Naval Headquarters, Abuja; as well as Rear Admiral Barabutemegha Gbassa as the Fleet Commander, Headquarters Eastern Fleet, Calabar, Cross River.

“Rear Admiral Sanusi Ibrahim is now the Director of Manning at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja; while Rear Admiral Muhammad Nagenu is the Fleet Commander, Headquarters Central Fleet, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State,” Dahun said.

The acting director said further that the exercise also saw the redeployment of 95 Commodores to various commands, units, and establishments. (NAN)

 


Source: News Express

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