Metro Shake-Up in Nigerian Air Force



There has been a slight shake-up in the Nigerian Air Force, NAF. On Wednesday the force announced postings of its officers.

The postings were contained in a statement signed by Air Commodore Dele Alonge, Director of Air Force Public Relations and Information, in Abuja.

It stated that AVM M.C. Ilonyosi, former Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command was deployed to Air Officer Commanding Tactical Command while AVM U.A. Omeiza, moves to Mobility Command as the Air Officer Commanding.

Others are: AVM O.T. Oguntoyinbo, new Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command; AVM A.O.Odunlade, Chief of Training and Operations at the Headquarters, Nigeria Air Force; and AVM. I. Umar, Chief of Aircraft Engineering.

Also, AVM E.N. Nzokala, Commandant Warfare Centre, AVMs E.C. Akogu, S.A. Dambo and T.L. Danbaki, were posted as Senior Air Staff Officers to Mobility Command,
Tactical Air Command and Training Command.

The others are: AVM M.A. Muhhammed, Chairman, Air Exposition/International and Liaison; AVM. E.E. Agwungu, R.A. Ojuawo and S.I. Onuh, were deployed to the Directorates of Policy, Operations and Nigerian Air Force Transformation.

Air Commodore J.B. Adigun is the Chief of Accounts and Budget while Air Commodore J.N. Igboneme is the new Commander 33 Logistics Group.

It stated that Air Commodore E.A. Johnson, C.O. Usoh, N.A. Kolofo, S. Naiya, S.O. Akpassa and E.O. Akinbayo, would take charge of Directorates of Air Traffic Service, Production, Materials and System Management, Education, Plans and Administration.

The statement also said that Air Commodore I. Bukar becomes the new Hanger Director Aeronautical Technical Service Limited, while Air Commodore O.O. Akinsanya is the Air Provost Marshal.

It said that some of the newly appointed Commanders, include Air Commodore H.E.O. Eze, Commander 401 Aircraft Maintenance Deport; Air Commodore A.M. Sadique, Commander 407 Equipment Supply Depot,

The others were Air Commodore L.U. Mshelia, Commander Quick Response Force; Air Commodore E.F. Golit, Commander 335 Base Services Group; and Group Captain M.C. Nnaji, Commander 403 Electronics Maintenance Depot.

It stated that the postings and appointments which were approved by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, were with immediate effect.

The statement also stated that the appointment was in line with the transformation agenda of the present administration.

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