Friday, November 27, 2020

Navy promotes 203 senior officers

 The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 203 naval officers to various senior ranks.

A statement on Thursday in Abuja by the Director of Naval Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced the promotions.

The Nation

A breakdown of the promotions showed that 122 Lieutenant Commanders (Lt.-Coms) were elevated to the rank of Commander; 38 Commanders promoted to Captain; 24 Captains to Commodores and 19 Commodores to Rear Admirals.

The newly promoted Rear Admirals are: Akano Adesope, Kennedy Egbuchulam, Nnamdi Muogilim, Aminu Hassan, Uduak Ibanga, Bamidele Oluwagbamila, Zakariyyah Muhammad, Ibrahim Shettima, Idi Abbas, Mohammed Abdullahi, Istifanus Albara, Samson Bura, Olusola Oluwagbire, Mustapha Hassan, Patrick Nwatu, Habila Zakaria, Sulaiman El-Ladan, Baratuaipri Iyalla and Kohath Levi.

The newly promoted Commodores include Mohammed Wabi, Abolade Ogunleye, Mustapha Braimah, Yusuf Idris, Muhsin Abba, Vincent Gbaranwi, Madumom Ide, Suleiman Olorundare, Adedokun Siyanbade, Raheem Taofeek, Kabiru Tanimu, Johnson Adewoyin, Cajethan Aniaku, Anthony Kujoh, Abdulrahman Mohammed, Chinonyerem Oji, Adamu Yahaya, Chindo Yahaya, Kem Iheanacho, Jonathan Ajodo, Aminu Abdullahi, Usman Bala, Dickson Chigbata and Samuel Ogwu.

“The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on behalf of officers, ratings and civilian workers of the Nigerian Navy, rejoices with the newly promoted officers and their families and charges them to rededicate themselves to their responsibilities and remain loyal to the nation and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari,” the statement added.

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