Nigerian Navy Promotes 55 Senior Officers

The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 55 senior officers to various ranks in the Nigerian Navy, NN.

A statement by the NN’s spokesperson, Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, says the promotions were approved on Thursday, 15 December, 2022.

TheFact Daily gathers from the breakdown of the promotion released, that 25 Captains were elevated to the rank of Commodore while 30 Commodores were promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral. In an earlier approval, 72 Commanders were promoted to the rank of Captain.

The newly promoted Rear Admirals are Garba Abubakar, Adewale Olanrewaju, Fatah Sanusi, Domnan Dangwel, Hamisu Sadiq, Olusanya Bankole, Noel Madugu, Daupreye Matthew, Emmanuel Nmoyem, Clement Atebi, Oluwole Fadeyi, Julius Nwagu, Abdul-Rasheed Haruna, and John Okeke.

Others are Olatunde Oludude, Sunday Atakpa, Abdul-Hamid Baba-Inna, Patrick Effah, Abubakar Mustapha, Chidozie Okehie, Olusegun Soyemi, Ebiobowei Zipele, James Okosun, Ibrahim Shehu, Fredrick Damtong, Chijoke Onyemaobi, Kasimu Bushi and Suleiman Abdullahi, while Priston Efedue and Jamila Malafa were both promoted unto retirement.

The newly promoted Commodores are Sola Adebayo, Stephen Ega, Mohammed Hassan, Hyacinth Nwaka, Ugochukwu Ajulu, Mohammed Alhassan, Benjamin Francis, Mohammed Manga, Adewale Odejobi, Humphrey Oriekezie and
Tamuno-Kubie Senibo.

Other newly promoted Commodores include: Toritseju Vincent, Badamasi Yahuza, Kennedy Ozokoye, Igbadi Abechi, Abidemi Abu, Sylvester Earthaogwa, Salisu El-Hussein, Idouye Ketebu, Ogochukwu Ogbologu, Adedotun Ogundiran, Enoch Sogbesan and Daniel Kumangari.

Meanhwhile, Lanre Ajibade and Chima Mpi were both promoted unto retirement.

While rejoicing with the newly promoted senior officers and their families,the Chief of the Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo charged them to rededicate themselves to their responsibilities and remain loyal to the nation as well as to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari.

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