Nigerian Navy announces new appointments

Written by on April 4, 2023

The Nigerian Navy Headquarters has released appointments and redeployment of senior officers of the ranks of Rear Admiral and Commodore.

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday by the spokesman for the naval headquarters, Commodore Ayo Vaughan, who notes that the development is part of routine reorganisation following the December 2022 promotion of senior officers, 52 Rear Admirals and 76 Commodores

Among those affected by the new appointment is Rear Admiral Garba Abubakar who has been reappointed as 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 Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordinance Depot.

Rear Admiral Kennedy Egbuchulam, a former Director of Administration, Naval Headquarters, remains at the Headquarters as pioneer Chief of Communications and Information Technology, Rear Admiral Nnamdi Muogilim, former Chief of Defence Space Administration, Defence Headquarters is appointed Executive Director of Operations, Navy Holdings Limited, while Rear Admiral Adewale Olanrewaju, erstwhile Commander Nigerian Navy Ship WEY takes over as Director Standards, Naval Headquarters.

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

Rear Admiral Nuhu Bala, ex-Director of Transformation, Defence Headquarters, got reappointed as Deputy Chief of Defence Space Administration, Defence Headquarters among others.

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