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The Nigerian Navy Promotes 55 Senior Officers

The Nigerian Navy (NN) Board has granted approval for the advancement of 55 senior officers to various service ranks.

Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, Director of Information at Naval Headquarters, made this clear in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

He claims that 30 Commodores were elevated to the rank of Rear Admiral, while 25 Captains were elevated to the rank of Commodore.

72 Commanders had previously been elevated to the rank of Captain by the board.

The new Rear Admirals are as follows: Adewale Olanrewaju, Garba Abubakar, Fatah Sanusi, Domnan Dangwel, Hamisu Sadiq, Olusanya Bankole, Noel Madugu, Daupreye Matthew, and Emmanuel Nmoyem

Clement Atebi, Oluwole Fadeyi, Julius Nwagu, Abdul-Rasheed Haruna, John Okeke, Olatunde Oludude, Sunday Atakpa, Abdul-Hamid Baba-Inna, Patrick Effah, Abubakar Mustapha, and Chidozie Okehie round up the list of others


Soyemi, Ebiobowei Zipele, James Okosun, Ibrahim Shehu, Fredrick Damtong, Chijoke Onyemaobi, Kasimu Bushi, and Suleiman Abdullahi were also promoted to higher positions.

Ayo-Vaughan, on the other hand, stated that Jamila Malafa and Priston Efedue had been promoted to retirement positions.

According to him,Sola Adebayo, Stephen Ega, Mohammed Hassan, Hyacinth Nwaka, Ugochukwu Ajulu, Mohammed Alhassan, Benjamin Francis, and Mohammed Manga are the newly promoted Commodores.

Others are: Adewale Odejobi, Humphrey Oriekezie, Tamuno-Kubie Senibo, Toritseju Vincent and Badamasi Yahuza, Kennedy Ozokoye, Igbadi Abechi, Abidemi Abu, Sylvester Eartha-ogwa and Salisu El-Hussein.

Daniel Kumangari, Idouye Ketebu, Ogochukwu Ogbologu, Adedotun Ogundiran, Lanre Ajibade, and Chima Mpi were promoted to retirement, respectively.

Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, the Chief of Naval Staff, celebrated with them and their families on behalf of the NN’s officers, ratings, and civilian staff.

He urged them to recommit to their duties and to remain devoted to the nation and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.


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