The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), in a minor shake-up since the emergence of the new Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has released the postings and appointments of some senior officers, including four Branch Chiefs, three Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and two Commandants.
Air Commodore Dele Alonge, Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI) announced the latest postings and reshuffle on Tuesday in a statement.
Alonge said that the posting and appointments are in line with CAS Abubakar’s efforts at transforming the NAF for greater operational efficiency.
He listed the four Branch Chiefs at the NAF Headquarters as Air Vice Marshal (AVM) A. A. Iya, formerly the Chairman Air Exposition and International Liaison Secretariat (AILS) now appointed as Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) while AVM A. M. Mamu, former AOC, Training Command, Kaduna takes charge as the Chief of Administration (COA).
Moreover, AVM I. J. Yahaya moves from his former position as Director of Works to become the Chief of Logistics and Communications (CLOG & Comms).
Also, Air Commodore C. U. Usoh, former Director of Air Engineering is now the Chief of Aircraft Engineering (CAcE).
The three AOCs are AVM R. A. Ojuawo, former director of Operations, HQ, NAF now appointed the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Tactical Air Command Makurdi, while AVM W. A. Ahmed is now the new Air Officer Commanding, Training Command, Kaduna.
Finally, AVM M. A. Muhammed moves from his former position as the Managing Director, NAF Investment Ltd to his present appointment as the Air Officer Commanding, Logistics Command, Lagos.