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Director of Administration (DOA) - Cdre JE Ake DSS psc nswc MSc

Cdre Joseph Ebizimo Ake was born on the 27 January, 1969 in Bayelsa State. The Senior Officer was commissioned on 10 September, 1993 as a member of 40th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science and also holds a Masters Degree in National Security and War Studies.

The Senior Officer has attended some military courses which includes; Sub Technical Officers Course (STC) Officers Long OLC (specializing in anti-submarine warfare) at NNS QUORRA, Junior and Senior Staff Courses at AFCSC Jaji, others are Ship Diver’s Course at Underwater Warfare School NNS QUORRA Apapa, Deep Sea Diver, Air Sea Rescuer and Supervisor Course from the South African Diving School SIMONSBERG, Salvage Diving Course at the Chinese Submarine Academy QUINGDAO CHINA and National Security and War Course Islamabad, Pakistan.

He enjoys playing SCUBA Diving, Travelling, Swimming and Playing Golf. The Senior Officer is married and blessed with 2 boys and a girl.


Director of Logistics (DOL) - Brig Gen MA Yusuf

Brigadier General MA Yusuf was born on 25 October, 1970 in Zaria. The Senior Officer hails from Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State. He was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1995 as a Member of 42 Regular Course of Nigerian Defence Academy. The Senior Officer obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy and Masters in Strategic and Defence Studies from the University of Ibadan, Ahmadu Bello University and National Defence University Buenos Aires Argentina.

During the Course of his career, the Senior Officer has attended some Military Courses which includes; Junior and Senior Courses at Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) Jaji, Strategic and Defence Masters Course at Defence University Buenos Aires Argentina.

Brigadier Gen MA Yusuf is currently the Director of Logistics at the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja. The Senior Officer enjoys playing football, swimming and travelling. He is married and blessed with children.

Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA) - Brig Gen JD BULUS DSS psc fndc (China) PhD FCNA

Brigadier General John Deda Bulus Is A Member Of 30 Short Service Combatant Course Of The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna And Was Commissioned Into The Nigerian Army On 13 March 1993. Brigadier General Bulus Is An Amphibious Officer And Has Attended Several Military And Civil Courses During His Career. Notable Among Them Are The Junior And Senior Command And Staff Courses At The Prestigious Armed Forces Command And Staff College Nigeria. He Was Also At The National Defence University Beijing China To Attend The Defence And Strategic Studies Course, Where He Earned The Symbol “Ndu”. Brigadier General Bulus Holds A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Accounting, Executive Masters Degree In Business Administration, As Well As Masters Of Military Science In Strategic Studies. He Is Also A Proud Holder Of The Doctor Of Philosophy (Phd) Degree In Business Administration.

The Senior Officer Has Served In Several Capacities, Some Of Which Includes; Boat Officer In Operation Harmony IV Bakassi Peninsular, Administrative/Finance Officer At Nigerian Army Budget Department, Finance Officer At Headquarters 9 Brigade And Military Observer In United Nations Mission In The Democratic Republic Of Congo. He Was Military Assistance To The Director Army Finance And Accounts, Staff Officer Grade 2 Administration/Quartering At Headquarters Nigerian Army Finance Corps And Instructor, As Well As The Head Of Department Of Research And Development At Nigerian Army School Of Finance And Administration (NASFA). He Went On To Serve As Staff Officer Grade 1 Finance At Headquarters Nigerian Army Electrical And Mechanical Engineering (HQ NAEME), Staff Officer Grade 2 Administration/Logistics At Headquarters Command Finance Office, Managing Director At Nigerian Army Welfare Insurance Scheme (NAWIS) And Thereafter As Assistant Director Finance And Accounts (Bills) At Headquarters Command Finance Office. Brigadier General Bulus Also Served As Assistant Chief Of Staff At Headquarters Nigerian Army Finance Corps, Deputy Director Finance At Defence Space Administration (DSA) And Commander Division Finance And Accounts (CDFA) At Headquarters 8 Division Nigerian Army. He Was The Pioneer Director Of The Nigerian Army Directorate Of Non Public Funds When It Was Established In 2020.

Brigadier General Bulus Holds Membership And Fellowship Of Several Professional Bodies In Nigeria. He Is Fellow Of The Institute Of Chartered Economist Of Nigeria, Fellow Institute Of Professional Economists And Policy Management, Fellow Chartered Institute Of Economist And Administrative Managers, Fellow Association Of National Accountants Of Nigeria, Fellow Chartered Institute Of Finance And Control Of Nigeria And Fellow Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Of Nigeria. He Also Holds The Honourary Fellow Award Of The Institute Of Sales And Marketing Management Of Nigeria. He Is Equally A Member Of The Nigerian Institute Of Management And Member Chartered Institute Of Taxation Of Nigeria, Among Numerous Others. He Has Also Has The Following Awards, Medals And Decorations; Distinguished Service Star (DSS), Pass Staff Course (Psc), Distinguished Fellowship Of The National Defence University  (Fndu) China, General Operations Medal (GOM), As Well As The United Nations In The Democratic Republic Of Congo (MONUC) Medal.

Most Recently, The Senior Officer Was The Chief Of Staff At Headquarters Nigerian Army Finance Corps Until His Appointment As Director Of Finance And Account At The National Defence College Nigeria. The General Is Happily Married With 4 Children And Loves Reading, Listening To News And Gospel Music.