Shake-up in the Nigerian Navy

Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has released the postings of a number of its senior officers. The new postings affected Rear Admirals and Commodores.

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral U. Jibrin, has been appointed Chief of Logistics at the Naval Headquarters.

Rear Admiral E. Ogbor, Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, is now the Chief of Training and Operations, Naval Headquarters.

Rear Admiral A. Sam-Sele, former Senior Officer Naval Doctrine and Assessment Centre, has been moved to Defence Headquarters as Director of Training.

Similarly, Rear Admiral A. Ikioda formerly Chief of Logistics is the new Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command.

Rear Admiral O. Ogunjimi, former Navy Secretary, has been appointed Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command while Rear Admiral J. Olutoyin has been appointed as the Flag Officer Commanding the newly established Central Naval Command.

Also posted was Rear Admiral J. Aikhomu, who now heads the newly created Naval Standards and Evaluation Branch while Rear Admiral I. Ibas, former Chief of Administration, Naval Headquarters, has been appointed Navy Secretary.

The appointment also affected Rear Admiral G. Okoi, Deputy Commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, who replaces Rear Admiral I. Oyagha as Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command.

Rear Admiral Oyagha resumes at Naval Headquarters as Director Nigerian Navy Transformation Office.

Meanwhile, Rear Admirals I. Ajuonu, A. Yusuf, O. Ekwe, S. Orie and S. Chinweuba have been re-appointed Director of Logistics Defence Headquarters, Commander Fleet Support Group (West), Commandant Nigerian Navy Engineering College Sapele, Director Curriculum and Programme Development at  the  National Defence College and Commander Fleet Support Group (East) respectively.

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