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Brig Gen AA Gumel

Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA)

Brig Gen SA Gumel was born on 24 Jan 68 in Gumel Town, Jigawa State. He had his primary and secondary education between 1972 – 79and 1979 – 84 in Gumel and Maigatari respectively. He was admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on 4 Jan 93 as member of the defunct Nigerian National Guard (NNG) Course 1 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 25 Sep 93. Gumel holds a Bsc (Ed) Degree Mathematics in 1990, Post Graduate Diploma Accounting in 2009 and Masters Degree Public Sector Accounting in 2019 from Bayero University Kano, Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos and Nasarawa State University Keffi respectively. He belongs to several professional bodies in Nigeria and abroad. A Fellow Certified National Accountant (FCNA), Fellow of Chartered Certified System Accountant (FCCSA) USA, Member Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (MTRCN), Member Institute of Security Nigeria and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Administration (ACIA).

Brig Gen Gumel attended several military courses at junior, middle and senior career levels; notable among these include Young Officers Courses of Infantry, Signals and Finance; Cashiers and Account Inspectors Courses; Logistics Staff Course and Command Division Finance and Account (CDFA) Course. He was privilege to serve in various capacities in the course of his career. Notable among appointments held/places served are; HOD Computer in NASFA, 13 Brigade Finance Officer in Calabar, Commander 7 Division Finance and Accounts in Maiduguri, Chief of Staff HQ NAFC and Director Finance and Account NDC from 01 Apr 21 till date.

Brig Gen Gumel has participated in several operations/missions both at home and abroad. He was in OP HARMONY Bakassi, OP LAFIA DOLE Maiduguri and United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). In recognition of this service, Gumel is a recipient of several awards and Medals among which include Forces Service Star (FSS), Meritorious Service Star (MSS), Distinguished Service Star (DSS), Field Command Medal (FCM), General Operations Medal (GOM) and United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL 2). The senior officer is happily married and blessed with children. His hobbies include travelling, playing volley ball and watching nature/documentaries.