A day after he unveiled his vision for the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Chief of Air Staff, CAS, Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has redeployed some senior officers, as well as made new appointments.
According to a press statement issued yesterday by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Airforce, Air Commodore Dele Alonge, among the new appointments are four Branch Chiefs, three Air Officers Commanding, AOCs, and two Commandants.
Commodore Alonge said the posting and appointments released at the Headquarters, Nigerian Air Force, Abuja, are in line with the Chief of Air Staff efforts at transforming the Nigerian Air Force for greater operational efficiency.
Alonge said the four Branch Chiefs at the Headquarters, NAF are Air Vice Marshal, AVM, AA Iya formally the Chairman Air Exposition and International Liaison Secretariat, AILS, now appointed as Chief of Training and Operations, CTOP, while AVM AM Mamu the former AOC, Training Command, Kaduna takes charge as the Chief of Administration, COA.
Others are AVM IJ Yahaya who moves from his former position as the Director of Works to become the Chief of Logistics and Communications, CLOG and Comms. Air Commodore CU Usoh, the former Director of Air Engineering is now the Chief of Aircraft Engineering, CAcE.
The Airforce spokesman said the three AOCs are AVM RA Ojuawo, the former Director of Operations, HQ NAF is now appointed the Air Officer Commanding, AOC, Tactical Air Command, Makurdi, while AVM WA Ahmed is now the new Air Officer Commanding, Training Command, Kaduna.
“In the same vein, AVM MA Muhammed moves from his former position as the Managing Director, NAF Investment Limited to his present appointment as the Air Officer Commanding, Logistics Command, Lagos.
“The two new Commandants are AVM MC Iloenyosi who moves from his former position as the Chief of Training and Operations, HQ NAF to his present appointment as the Commandant, Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi, and AVM SA Dambo the former Senior Air Staff Officer Training Command who takes charge as the Commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji.

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