Navy appoints 3 new FOCs, redeploys others

From Molly Kilete, Abuja

The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs), and other appointments to man the various commands, units and formations across the country.

The appointments also saw to the redeployment of 95 commodores to various commands, units and establishments of the service.

Under the new arrangement, Rear Admiral AkinjideAkinrinade, is now the FOC, Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State; Rear Admiral Matthew Emuekpere, FOC, Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Cross River State; while Rear Admiral Saleh Usman, is FOC, Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

A statement by the Director of Information, Captain Dahun, says:  “the appointment also affected other 27 rear admirals. These are: Rear Admiral Begroy Ibe-Enwo, who is redeployed to the Naval Headquarters, Abuja, as the Chief of Naval Transformation. Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe, is appointed Director of Planning at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, while Rear Admiral Peter Onaji takes over as the Chief of Naval Safety and Standard at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. Rear Admiral Dogara Albehu is now the Director of Training at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.

In the same vein, Rear Admiral Micheal Ebe is assigned as the Director of Planning, Naval Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Aliyu Lawal, takes over as Director of Equipment Standardisation and Harmonisation, Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Rear Admiral Uchenna Onyia is now the Director of Administration at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja; while Rear Admiral David Adeniran is reappointed the Commander Naval Drafting, Apapa, Lagos.

“Others affected are: Rear Admiral Tanko Dakwat, now the Admiral Superintendent, Naval Ordinance Depot, Lagos; Rear Admiral Ahamefule Eluwa, reappointed Moderator at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru and Rear Admiral Dolapo Kolawole, who is taking over as the Director of Policy at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. Rear Admiral Mike Okonkwo is now the Chief Staff Officer at the Logistics Command Headquarters, Oghara, Delta State; Rear Admiral Shuwa Mohammed, is moving to the Naval Headquarters, Abuja, as the new Director of Armament Supplies; while Rear Admiral Segun Adebari is the new Group Managing Director at the Navy Holding Limited, Abuja.”

Go to News Source
Author: Uche Atuma