THE Nigerian Air Force,NAF, has redeployed two Air Officers Commanding,AOCs, and 27 other senior officers.
The measure, according to a statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,NAF’s Director of Public Relations & Information,was “part of routine exercise aimed at ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness.”
The statement gave the names of the two affected AOCs as Air Vice Marshal,AVM Mohammed Suleiman, who is now the AOC Air Training Command,ATC, Kaduna, and AVM Idi Amin, who has been moved to Ground Training Command,GTC, Enugu as AOC.
“Also redeployed are AVM Dayo Adeluoye as Director of Strategy, Defence Headquarters (DHQ), AVM Olusoji Awomodu, who is now the Director of Evaluation, DHQ and AVM Tunde Awoyoola as Director of Operations DHQ,”the statement added.
It further added:”In the same vein, AVM Ismaila Kaita, the erstwhile AOC GTC, has now been appointed as the Deputy Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), AVM Mohammed Idris, who was the immediate past AOC ATC, is now the Deputy Chief of Defence Space Agency while AVM Charles Ohwo is now the Director of Operations, Headquarters NAF (HQ NAF).
“Also redeployed are Air Commodore Christopher Egwoba, who is now Director of Evaluation, HQ NAF; Air Commodore Amos Bulus, as Director of Information Technology, HQ NAF; Group Captain Francis Edosa as Commander 307 Executive Airlift Group, Abuja; Group Captain Abiodun Oyekunle as Acting Managing Director NAF Housing Construction Company; Group Captain Haliru Badamasi as Director of Works, HQ NAF and Wing Commander Dooyum Laha as Commander 401 Flying Training School, Kaduna.”