About 235 Senior Officers have been promoted to the ranks of one and two stars Generals.
The Nigerian Army promoted 36 officers to the ranks of Major Generals from Brigadier Generals, while 76 Colonels were promoted to Brigadier Generals.
In addition, the Nigerian Navy promoted 21 Commodores to Rear Admirals and 36 Captains to Commodores, while the NAF promoted 30 new Air Vice Marshals from Air Commodores and 36 Group Captains to Air Commodores.
The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Magashi (Retd), presided over the Armed Forces Council Meeting as the Chairman which was held at the ship house ministry of Defence
Among the newly promoted Major Generals in the Nigerian army is the Director of Defence Media Operations (DMO), Benard Onyeuko.
Below are the names of the newly promoted officers:
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 Colonel to Brigadier Generals are: O Adegbe, AA Babalola, NN Orok, K Abdulkarim, VE Cletus, OA Aminu, GO Olorunyomi, MS Adam, 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, 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.