Adeboye Obasanjo, son of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and 234 other military senior officers have been promoted to the ranks of one and two stars Generals.
SaharaReporters had earlier reported that while the Nigerian Army promoted 36 officers to the ranks of Major-Generals from Brigadier Generals, 76 Colonels were promoted to Brigadier Generals, the Nigerian Navy promoted 21 Commodores to Rear Admirals and 36 Captains to Commodores.
The Nigerian Air Force also promoted 30 new Air Vice Marshals from Air Commodores and 36 Group Captains to Air Commodores.
The newly promoted Major Generals in the Nigerian Army are:
CU Onwunle, M Dan madam, OJ Akpor, HT Wesley, UT Musa, AA Eyitayo, V Ebhaleme, LT Omoniyi, MNB Mamman, NU Muktar, A Adamu, DI Salihu, SA Akesobe, KA Isoni, HT Dada, AS Chinade, AA Ariyibi, W Shaibu, AA Adeyinka, BA Alabi, OT Olatoye, JH Abdussalam, ST Shafaru, PP Malla, BY Baffa, TE Gagariga, GM Mutkut, MT Durowaiye, JD Omali, J Mohammed, ZL Abubakar, ES Buba, JAL Jimoh, BE Onyeuko, JG Mohammed and EC Ekwesi
Those promoted from Colonels to Brigadier Generals are; O Adegbe, AA Babalola, NN Orok, K Abdulkarim, VE Cletus, OA Aminu, GO Olorunyomi, MS Adamu, C Ogbuabo, JO Are, SA Adeyemo, AA Tawasimi, AT Lawal, BMG Martins, MJ Gambo, OO Olutunde, ML Abubakar, MU Ikobah, OO Yakubu, PK Zawaya, DR Dantani, BO Amakor, JH Bawa, EU Effiong, NA Mohammed, JO Ememe, DJ Abdulllahi, JU Gombe, J Ibrahim, MO Agi, CA Baushe, MY Lawal, RS Omolori, OO Obolo, OA Obasanjo, TJ Mackintosh, UC Ezeh, N Mbaka, T Ahmed, MO Ibrahim, BO Omopariola, UV Unachukwu, OM Oyekola, OAO Ojo, NN Rume, M Isah, AS Maikano, MI Falana, AD Abubakar, SS Diwa, D Umaru, A Mohammed, MK Sanda, HI Dasuki, S Ahmed, JA Ifeanyi, UA Lawal, YO Zubair, EA Koleoso, OJ Majebi, OA Ochagwuba, EC Emere, SM Dagari, AD Isa, I Tanko, A Jimoh, SI Said, AO Solarin, H Mohammed, JB Ibrahim, A Abdulkarim, II Adamu, A Iliyasu A Baningo, S Umaru, and AA Ahmed.
The newly-promoted Rear Admirals in the Nigerian Navy include AA Olugbode, former director Naval information, CF Azike, I Zilani, AD Bingel, KC Ezete, LC Izu, EI Ogalla, HUF Kaoje, SA Akinwande, USAChugali, EO Ferreira, B. Mohammed, MG Oamen, AM Ibrahim, A Ahmed, JN MAMMAN, PK Zakaria, AAO Orederu, H Ibrahim, SJ Oyegbade, SA Lawal.
The newly promoted Captains to Commodores in the Nigerian Navy are SA BAWA, ME EJUMABONE, MM EPELLE, GPZ ADO, OO FADAHUNSI, M FAKROGHA, PE METEKE, PP NIMMYEL, NS LAKAN, SM AHMED, ST LENGAYA, RT OLADEJO, MS OLUKOYA, AO OJO, OA AKINBAMI, HJ ARUOMAREN, CA ISAH, AO OJEBODE, BO ONALO, A ORIDE, MB SALISU, BM SULE, AA UMAR, BH SABO, ZS SULEIMAN IG IKONNE, SI MOHAMMED, CA OBIKA, OA OSHATUNBERU, JK ADEDEJI, OD NNATU, I PEPPLE, JE ADEDEJI and UM BUGAJE, MA ADETUNJI.
Those promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal in the Nigerian Air Force include PN Amadi, NN Anababa, A Abdulkadir, AV Ndace, UK Abdulahi, EE Effiom, IM Etukudo, AY Abdulahi, SK Aneke, NI Ilo, AH Amensilola, EO Ebiowei, MM Onyebashi, EO Shobande, S Olatunde, FO Edosa, AH Shinkafi, BR Mamman, HA Adebowale, AH Bakari, EF Batnah, AK Ademuwagun, LI Oluwatoyin, TZ Dauda, OS Ogunsina, NV Aguiyi, AT Marquis and OO Ogunmola.