Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar
Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar

Full List Of Newly Promoted Senior Air Force Officers

NEWS DIGEST – The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved the promotion of a total of 107 senior officers to the next higher ranks in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

This was confirmed in a press statement sent to THE NEWS DIGEST  by the Acting Deputy Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force, Wing Commander Bassey Okon. 

The affected senior officers comprise 16 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) who were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), 31 Group Captains (Gp Capts) who were promoted to the rank of Air Cdre, 27 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdrs) promoted to the rank of Gp Capt and 33 Squadron Leaders (Sqn Ldrs) promoted to the rank of Wg Cdr.

NAMES OF NEWLY PROMOTED AIR VICE MARSHALS 

Air Cdres Abraham Adole

Tajudeen Yusuf

Ibikunle Daramola (NAF Spokesperson)

Uchechi Nwagwu

Sani Rabe

Kurotimi Obidake

Nanjul Kumzhi

Kabiru Aliyu

Akanbi Salami

Kabir Umar

Barisi Keenam

Sunday Ogba

Abiola Amodu

Pam Chollom

Mfon Ekpoh 

Garba Abubakar

NAMES OF NEWLY PROMOTED AIR COMMODORES 

Garba Jibia

Adebayo Bamidele

Christopher Akpa

Ekele Odekina

Emmanuel Iduh

Sylvester Eyoma

Sampson Eyekosi

Osichinaka Ubadike

Patrick Edem

Garuba Bello

Mukhtar Umar

Olujames Salami

Nosiru Folaji

Emmanuel Ukpong

David Dickson

Celestine Akubue

Tiyanu Kamla

Yayirus Lapips

Zakari Dangaji

Musa Abdullahi

Francis Ankeli

Abdullahi Madaki

Ugochukwu Ariahu

Mada Yushau

Ekongubong Akpabio

Isaiah Taiwo

Ali Tanko

Babatunde Bolarinwa

Ayodele Famuyiwa

Gbolahan Oremosu

Ikechukwu Ogbodo

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on behalf of officers, airmen, airwomen and civilian staff of the NAF, heartily congratulates the newly promoted senior officers and urges them to see the elevation as motivation to re-dedicate themselves towards more effective and efficient service delivery.

The newly promoted senior officers will be decorated with their new ranks at a later date.