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Nigerian Navy appoints new principal staff officers, flag officers commanding


The Nigerian Navy has appointed new Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) and Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) to head various Commands in the country.

Ayo Olugbode, the Director of Information for the Nigerian Navy, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

Olugbode, a Commodore, listed the affected officers to include U.B. Onyia for Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State,D.A. Adeniran for Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Cross River State, who are Rear Admirals.

Others he said are; O. H. Ngalabak for Western Naval Command, Lagos, S. I. Enoch for Naval Training Command, Apapa, Lagos and R S. S. Garba who takes charge of the Central Naval Command, Yenegoa, Bayelsa State.

It also said that A. H. Yusuf had been appointed as the Director of Medical Services, while  S. A. G Abbah would take over as the Chief of Defence Administration at the Defence Headquarters,

It further said that R I. O. Mohammed would take over as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards, Naval Headquarters, and  P. A. Onaji as Chief of Defence Civil Military Cooperation, Defence Headquarters.

“Some others affected are M. E. Ebe who is now the Chief of Logistics, Naval Headquarters, M. A. Emuekpere is appointed Chief of Administration, Naval Headquarters

“And T. Dick is taking over as the Deputy Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Kaduna State.

“ M. M. Kadiri is now the Chief of Training and Operations, Naval Headquarters, Rear Adm.F. F. Ogu is taking over as the Navy Secretary, Naval Headquarters,  M. A. Eno is moving to the Naval Doctrine and Assessment Centre, Bonny Camp, Lagos as Admiral Superintendent

“While  A.B. Adamu is appointed Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordnance Depot, Kirikiri, Lagos and S. S. Lassa is appointed as the Director Project Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate, Naval Headquarters.’’

It said A. Akinrinade, formerly FOC Logistics Command had been appointed the Director of Training at the Defence Headquarters, O. F. Ofodile formerly FOC NAVTRAC was appointed Director of Logistics, Defence Headquaters.

“ S.M.D. Usman moves from FOC Central Naval Command to Defence Headquarters as Director of Defence Project Monitoring.

“The appointments also include S.A. Mohammed is now appointed Managing Director, Navy Hotel and Suites Ltd.,

“T. T. Dakwat has been appointed Director Development, Defence Headquarters, while Rear Adm.I D. O. Kolawole is deployed to Defence Headquarters as Director Search and Rescue,’’ the spokesman said.