The Nigerian Navy Board, on Tuesday, approved the promotion of 87 senior officers to the ranks of Rear Admiral, Commodore, Captain and Commander.
The Navy spokesperson Commodore Ayo Olugbode, in a statement said, the newly promoted officers include are 10 Rear Admirals, 25 Commodores, 24 Captains and 28 Commanders.
The 10 Admirals promoted are: Commodores DM Dogonyaro, Commandant, Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, Kachia; TA Imam, Director of Policy Naval Headquarters; RO Mohammed, Director of Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Naval Headquarters and IB Yusuf, Director of Personnel Release, Naval Headquarters.
Other are: WO Kayode, Director Navigation/Positioning and Timing, Defence Space Administration; OE Eyo, Commander NNS BEECROFT; SO Agada, Directing Staff NDC; EE Aneke Commodore Naval Drafting; MM Bashir, Directing Staff NDC and AO Ayobanjo Deputy Commandant, Naval War College, Nigeria.
He said those promoted to the rank of Commodore are Captains T Sani, MN Madugu, OO Fadeyi, AA Gaya, S. Dahun, OA Oludude, SD Atakpa, A. Baba-Inna, PE Effah, AA Mustapha, CD Okehie, I. Okpala, OBF Oladipo, OO Soyemi, and EA Zipele.
Others include AK Ezenma, C. Onyemaobi, SA Yahaya, SH Abdullahi, KM Bushi, SA Ejaro, G Obaje, AE Bello, ID Nurudeen and IA Ahmed.