The Navy Board has approved the promotions of 78 senior officers’ 18 commodores have been were promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral.
The board also promoted 40 captains to the flag rank of Commodore and 20 commanders have been promoted to the rank of Captain.
The Navy in a statement on Tuesday by its Spokesperson, Suleman Dahun, said among the newly promoted Rear Admirals are Commodore Michael Ebe, Director of Administration, Nigerian Defence Academy-Kaduna, Commodore David Adeniran, Commodore Naval Drafting, and Commodore Uchenna Onyia, Chief Staff Officer, Logistics Command Oghara-Delta State,
Others, Mr Dahun, a navy capatain, said are Commodore Ahamefule Eluwa, a Moderator at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru-Jos and Commodore Dolapo Kolawole, Commander NNS Lugard, Lokoja-Kogi State.
The new Rear Admirals are Commodore Shuwa Mohammed, Deputy Director Monitoring and Evaluation at Defence Headquarters, Commodore Maurice Eno, Commander NNS Beecroft, Commodore Abraham Adaji, Director of Operations, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Jatau Luka, Director of Logistics, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi-Lagos,
Others are Commodore Ibikunle Olaiya, Director of Naval Intelligence, Commodore Kamarudeen Lawal, Director of Logistics, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji-Kaduna and Commodore Saidu Garba, Commander NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi.
The list of newly promoted Rear Admirals are Commodore Jasson Gbassa, Director of Manning, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Sanusi Ibrahim, Deputy Director, Navy, Liaison Senate, Commodore Samaila Lassa, Nigeria’s Defence Attache to South Africa, Commodore Muhammad Nagenu, Director of Air Operations, Naval Headquarters,
Also on the list are Commodore Mbom Ekanem-Nesiama, Commander, Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Ojo-Lagos and Commodore Aminu Almu, Director of Naval Education, Naval Headquarters.