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JUST IN: Nigerian Navy Redeploys 57 Senior Officers in Major Shake-Up

The Nigerian Navy has reshuffled the appointments of top senior officers comprising 56 Rear Admirals and a Commodore.

This was disclosed in a statement by the director of information, Commodore Ayo Vaughan.

According to him, in the redeployment, Rear Admiral Olusanya Bankole, formerly the Director of Logistics, Defence Space Administration, is now appointed Chief of Communications and Information Technology at Naval Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Alexander Bingel, formerly Director of Combat Policy and Tactics, is currently the Director of Logistics Defence Headquarters.

Rear Admiral Ibrahim Dewu, formerly Director of Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate, Naval Headquarters, is now the Chief of Defence Civil Military Cooperation, Defence Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Kennedy Ezete, formerly Director of Project Monitoring, Defence Headquarters, resumes as the Chief of Administration Naval Headquarters.

Rear Admiral Livingstone Izu, Director Manning at Naval Headquarters, is the new Chief of Logistics Naval Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Musa Madugu, formally Deputy Director of Special Operation Forces at the Defence Headquarters, has been appointed as the Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordinance Depot.

Rear Admiral Daupreye Matthew, the erstwhile Director of Innovation and Concept Development Naval Headquarters, is now the Director of Training Defence Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Zakariya Muhammad, the former Director of Training at Naval Headquarters, has been reappointed as Chief of Training and Operations.

Rear Admiral Emmanuel Nmoyem has been reappointed as Director of Human Rights at Defence Headquarters. At the same time, Rear Admiral Ibrahim Shettima, formerly Flag Officer Commanding Central Naval Command, moves to Defence Headquarters as Director of Plans.

The former Director of Plans Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Monday Unurhiere, has been appointed the Chief of Defence Administration at the Defence Headquarters. In contrast, Rear Admiral Hamza Kaoje, Director of Equipment Standardization and Harmonization, Defence Headquarters, has been appointed Group Managing Director, Navy Holdings Limited.

Rear Admiral Sulaiman El-ladan, the Chief of Naval Engineering at Naval Headquarters, is now at the Defence Research and Development Bureau at Defence Headquarters as the Director of Marine Research.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Idi Abbas, formerly Director of Operations Naval Headquarters, is now reappointed as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards.

Rear Admiral Mohammed Abdullahi, the immediate past Director of Communications at Naval Headquarters, takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command. At the same time, Rear Admiral Saheed Akinwande, formerly the Commandant Naval War College Nigeria, has been appointed Director of Operations, Naval Headquarters.

Rear Admiral Istifanus Albara, formerly the Head of ECOWAS Maritime Security Coordination Centre, Abidjan, moves to Naval Headquarters as Navy Secretary. At the same time, Rear Admiral Clement Atebi has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as the Director of Audit.

Rear Admiral Samson Bura, formerly Director of Search and Rescue, Defence Headquarters, is now the Director of Logistics at the Defence Intelligence Agency. At the same time, Rear Admiral Umar Chugali, formerly Director of Cyber at the Defence Space Administration, takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding Central Naval Command.

Rear Admiral Oluwole Fadeyi has been reappointed as Director of Record Returns and Analysis Naval Headquarters. Rear Admiral Olusola Oluwagbire has been reappointed as Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command.

The new postings also saw Rear Admiral Eugenio Ferreira reappointed Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, and Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, formerly Director of Policy, Naval Headquarters, redeployed to Naval War College Nigeria, Calabar as the Commandant. In contrast, Rear Admiral Baratuaipri Iyalla, formerly Chief Staff Officer, Logistics Command, reappointed Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command, Oghara.

Rear Admiral Kohath Levi, formerly Chief Staff Officer of Naval Doctrine Command, resumes as the Chief of Naval Engineering at Naval Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Bashir Mohammed, formerly Chief of Logistics Naval Headquarters, is now the Director of Project Monitoring Defence Headquarters. Rear Admiral Julius Nwagu, formerly Director of Campaign Planning, Naval Headquarters, is now appointed Commandant Defence Intelligence College.

Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Patrick Nwatu has been reappointed as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command. At the same time, Rear Admiral Mike Oamen, the Director of Veterans Affairs at Naval Headquarters, is now the Chief of Naval Transformation at the Naval Headquarters.

Also, Rear Admiral James Okosun has been reappointed Commandant Nigerian Navy Engineering College, Sapele, and Rear Admiral Ayodeji Olugbode, formerly Managing Director Admiralty Maritime Services Limited, takes over as Hydrographer of the Nigerian Navy.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Abolaji Orederu, formerly Director of Ships Design and Acquisition at the Naval Headquarters, has been appointed Admiral Superintendent Naval Dockyard Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The immediate past Commander of Naval Drafting, Rear Admiral Habilla Zakaria, resumes Headquarters Naval Doctrine Command as the Flag Officer Commanding. At the same time, Rear Admiral Suleiman Abdullahi, formerly Managing Director of Navy Exchange Limited, is now the Director of Logistics, Defence Space Administration at the Defence Headquarters.

The erstwhile Chief of Accounts and Budget, Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Kasimu Bushi, has been appointed Managing Director of Navy Hotels and Suites Limited. At the same time, the immediate past Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Joseph Akpan, resumes Naval Headquarters as the Chief of Policy and Plans.

Rear Admiral Abdulmajid Ibrahim, former Director of Peace Keeping Operations Naval Headquarters, is appointed Director of Defence Transformation at the Defence Headquarters. In contrast, Rear Admiral Olumuyiwa Olotu, former Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command, takes over as the Commandant of National Defence College, Abuja.

Rear Admiral Ibrahim Shehu, formerly the Director of Marine Engineering, Naval Headquarters, is appointed Managing Director of Navy Building and Construction Company Limited, while Rear Admiral Abdullahi Ahmed, who was Director of Recruitments Resettlement and Reserve, Naval Headquarters has been appointed Deputy Chief of Defence Space Administration at the Defence Headquarters.

Rear Admiral Fredrick Damtong, formerly the Director of Weapon Engineering Naval Headquarters, resumes as the Admiral Superintendent of Naval Shipyard Limited.

Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Abdul-Rasheed Haruna has been reappointed as the Chief Staff Officer of Headquarters Eastern Naval Command. At the same time, Rear Admiral Hamza Ibrahim, Admiral Superintendent Naval Dockyard Limited, has been appointed Managing Director Admiralty Marine Services Limited.

Rear Admiral Sunday Oyegade, the outgone Admiral Superintendent of Naval Shipyard Limited, assumes office as the Director of Project Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation at Naval Headquarters.

Rear Admiral John Mamman is reappointed Chief Staff Officer of Headquarters Western Naval Command; likewise, Rear Admiral John Okeke is reappointed Chief Staff Officer of Headquarters Central Naval Command.

Rear Admiral Olatunde Olodude, the former Fleet Commander of Western Fleet, resumes Naval Headquarters as the Director of Plans.

The redeployment also affected Rear Admiral Peter Zakaria, formerly Director of Arms, Naval Headquarters, now appointed Chief Staff Officer, Headquarters Logistics Command and Rear Admiral Sunday Atakpa, who is reappointed Chief Staff Officer Headquarters Naval Training Command.

Rear Admiral Abdul-hamid Baba-Inna, formerly the Director of Legal Services Naval Headquarters, is now the Director of Administration Naval Headquarters. At the same time, Rear Admiral Patrick Effah, formerly Director of Maritime Domain Awareness Naval Headquarters, is now the Director of Naval Intelligence.

Rear Admiral Abubakar Mustapha, Deputy Director of Defence Affairs at the Office of the National Security Adviser, assumes office as the Director of Training at Naval Headquarters.

At the same time, Rear Admiral Chidozie Okehie, the immediate past Director of Personnel Release at the Naval Headquarters, takes over as the Deputy Commandant of Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.

Rear Admiral Olusegun Soyemi, formerly the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation Analysis Naval Headquarters, is appointed Director of Policy, Naval Headquarters, while Rear Admiral Abraham Zipelle, previously Commandant of Defence Intelligence College, now moves to Naval Headquarters as the Director of Manning.

Furthermore, Commodore Omotola Olukoya, the Commander Central Pay Office, resumes as the new Chief of Accounts and Budget Naval Headquarters.

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