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Brig Gen Eyitayo Folusho Oyinlola (N/9996) was born on 9 Jan 73 in Lagos. He hails from Osun State. He attended AWA Nursery School, Kaduna from 1976-1978 and Command Children School, Kaduna between 1978-1984. He was at the Nigerian Military School, Zaria 1984-1989 from where he gained admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna in 1990 as a member of 42 Regular Course. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 16 Sep 95. He has attended several courses including YOC (Inf), YOC (Armr), Mor Pl Comd Course, Armr Pl Comd Course, Weapons Instructors Course and Coy Comd Course. Other courses include Junior Staff Course at AFCSC in 2001, Senior Staff Course (India) in 2006, Armour Bn Comd Course, International Peace Support Operations Course (KAIPTC) and National Security and War Course at the National Defence University, Pakistan in 2016.
He has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Mathematics (NDA); Masters Degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from the University of Madras, India; Masters Degree in National Security and War Studies from the National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan and attended the Senior Executives Programme in National and International Security at the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education (Harvard University), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (2014).
He has held several appointments including Pl Comd, 232 Tk Bn; Pl Comd, 231 Tk Bn; Coy 2ic, 65 Mech Bn, OC, 65 Mech Bn and Instructor, ACCS. He was also a Staff Offr at UNMIL; GSO2 FG at AHQ DATOPs and MA-MS(A), AHQ MS. Brig Gen Oyinlola was ADMS 3 at AHQ MS, COS HQ Sector 1 Op RESTORE HOPE, CO 211 Demo Bn and Comd AHQ Special Forces Team B OP ZAMAN LAFIYA. He was also ACOS G1 and G4 at NATRAC, AD Vet Affairs MOD/DHQ, Coord CTC ONSA, DD FG AHQ DATOPs, Comd 22 Bde (OP LAFIYA DOLE) and DS NDC.
He participated in the following Operations/Missions: ECOMOG (OP SANDSTORM) – Sierra Leone, UNAMSIL, UNMIL, OP RESTORE HOPE, OP ZAMAN LAFIYA and OP LAFIYA DOLE. He has the following honours and awards: Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, River Niger Star, Passed Staff Course, Nigerian Army Purple Heart, Command Medal, General Operations Medal, National Security and War Course (Pak), Field Command Medal and Distinguished Service Star. He is happily married and blessed with 5 children. His hobbies include reading, travelling and playing Squash.
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Brigadier General Abiodun Adebayo Fadayiro was born on 11 Sep 71 in Ilaro, Ogun State Nigeria. He was admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna on 16 Sep 91 as a member of 43rd RC. He graduated with a B Eng in Mechanical Engineering in 1995 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in 1996. On commission, he was posted to 1 Base Wksp Yaba, Lagos as Platoon Commander. He has served in several units, formations and higher headquarters which include 73 Bn, Gds Bde Wksp, AHQ DOAL, NDC, AFCSC, HQ 2 Div and HQ 3 Div. He was promoted to the present rank of Brigadier General on 16 Sep 19.
Brigadier General AA Fadayiro has held several command and staff appointments commensurate to his rank and experience. These were AO, OC LAD, Prod Offr, Ag Coy Comd, Ag CO, DS at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, CO and Ag Comd 103 Div Eqpt Sp. He was Ag Comd 103 Div Eqpt Sp before being nominated to attend NDC Course 26. Courses attended include YOC (Inf), YOC (EME), YOC (Armr), Coy Comd (EME), Coy Comd (Armr), CO’s Course (EME) as well as the Junior and Senior Staff Courses at AFCSC, Jaji. He has also attended a Defence and Security Management Course 4 at the African Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, National Defence College, Nigeria. He was a participant in Seminar on Command and Leadership at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja. Brig Gen AA Fadayiro holds a Master of Science Degree in Peace and Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan.
Medals and honours awarded to him are UNAMSIL, MONUC, psc (+) CM, FCM, FSS, MSS, Golden Jubilee Medal (GJM). Brig Gen AA Fadayiro is happily married to Mrs Olubisi Omotayo Fadayiro and their union is blessed with 2 boys and a girl. His hobbies are reading, playing badminton and watching documentaries.
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.