Some top ‘ogas’ of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have been posted and redeployed as we entered the new year 2018.

Affected are 41 senior officers comprising 19 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs), 14 Air Commodores and four Group Captains.

Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, said the postings and redeployment came as a result of the recent promotion of senior NAF officers to the next higher ranks.

Prominent among those affected by the new postings are: AVM Lawal Alao who is now the Commandant of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Zaria, Kaduna State.

As well as AVM Olusoji Awomodu, who has been appointed as the Director Manning /Establishments at the Defence Headquarters,” he said

In addition, AVM Bello Garba has been redeployed as the Chief of Logistics at Headquarters NAF and AVM Mahmoud Ahmed had taken over as Chief of Administration, also at HQ NAF.

Other appointments include: AVM Mohammed Suleiman as the Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO) at Headquarters Tactical Air Command, Makurdi, AVM Samuel Babalola as the Director of Personnel Management at HQ NAF.

As well as AVM Tunde Awoyoola as Deputy Chief of Defence Space Agency and AVM Haruna Mohammed as Commandant Air Traffic Services Training Centre, AVM Sambo Usman as Group Managing Director of NAF Holding Company.

Others are: AVM Remigus Ekeh appointed as the Director of Evaluation at HQ NAF while AVM Paul Dimfwina as Coordinator, Project Implementation and Monitoring Committee at HQ NAF.

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Furthermore, AVM Ibukun Ojeyemi now the SASO at Headquarters Air Training Command, Kaduna State. while AVM Frank Oparah had been appointed as Director of Research at Defence Headquarters.

Also appointed are: AVM Peter Uzezi as Director, Earth Observation at Defence Space Agency, AVM Olusegun Philips as Director of Museum and Archives at HQ NAF, AVM Chinwendu Onyike as Director, Technical Services at Defence Intelligence Agency.

As well as AVM Emmanuel Wonah as SASO, Headquarters Logistics Command, Ikeja, Lagos State, AVM Abubakar Liman had been appointed as SASO, Headquarters Special Operations Command, Bauchi State.

AVM Mahmud Madi as Director of Launch Services and Space Operations at Defence Space Agency and Air Commodore Noah Oyibo as SASO, Headquarters Ground Training Command, Enugu State.

Meanwhile, Air Commodore Cosmas Ozouggwu is to take over as Director of Production at HQ NAF while Air Commodore David Aluku becomes the Director of Civil Military Relations at HQ.

The new posting also brought about changes at the Unit level. Some of the new Commanders and Commandants were Air Commodores.

The new posting takes effect from January 2, 2018.

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