The Nigerian Navy has announced a major re-organisation, which saw the appointments of 30 Rear Admirals, and 95 Commodores to new command and management positions.
The Navy said Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade, Rear Admiral Matthew Emuekpere, as well as Rear Admiral Saleh Usman, were appointed Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) the Logistics Command (Delta State), Eastern Naval Command (Calabar), and Central Naval Command (Yenagoa), respectively.
Also appointed, according to the statement, were: Rear Admiral Begroy Ibe-Enwo who is reappointed at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja as the Chief of Naval Transformation. Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe is appointed Director of Plans at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja while Rear Admiral Peter Onaji is taking over as the Chief of Naval Safety and Standard at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja .
The list also included rear Admiral Dogara Albehu is now the Director of Training at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja. Rear Admiral Micheal Ebe is assigned the Director of Plans, Naval Headquarters, Abuja, Rear Admiral Aliyu Lawal is taking over as Director Equipment Standardization and Harmonization, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Rear Admiral Uchenna Onyia is now the Director of Administration at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja and Rear Admiral David Adeniran is reappointed the Commander Naval Drafting, Apapa, Lagos.
Also appointed were: Rear Admiral Tanko Dakwat who is now the Admiral Superintendent Naval Ordinance Depot, Lagos, Rear Admiral Ahamefule Eluwa is reappointed Moderator at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru and Rear Admiral Dolapo Kolawole is taking over as the Director of Policy at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. Rear Admiral Mike Okonkwo is now the Chief Staff Officer at the Logistics Command Headquarters, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral Shuwa Mohammed is moving to the Naval Headquarters, Abuja as the new Director of Armament Supplies while Rear Admiral Segun Adebari is the new Group Managing Director at the Navy Holding Limited, Abuja among others.
Meanwhile, 95 Commodores were appointed to various commands, units and establishments positions.