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College Secretary - Air Vice Marshal BO Solomon

Air Vice Marshal Bgmibgmitawuza David Solomon was born on 3 September 1969. He hails from Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. The officer completed his primary education at Bosso Primary School Minna in 1980 before proceeding to Air Force Military School Jos and graduated in 1986. In 1987 he attended the Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of 39 Regular Course where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Mathematics and was commissioned pilot officer in September 1992.

The officer attended Officers’ Basic Engineering Course from September 1991 to July 1993, Military Police Officers’ Basic Course 16 at the Nigerian Army School of Military Police Bassawa, Zaria from September to December 1994. He also attended Student Pilot Course 32 at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna between 1997 and 2001 where he flew the Air Beetle aircraft. The officer attended Junior Division Staff Course 49
in 2000 and Senior Division Staff Course 27, from August 2004 to July 2005, both at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Nigeria. He underwent Type Rating Course on the F-7NI & FT-7NI aircraft in China from March to May 2009. The senior officer attended the National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan from August 2014 to July 2015 where he obtained MSc degree in National Security and Defence Studies. Air Vice Marshal BD Solomon also holds a PGDPA and currently pursuing a PhD (Thesis level) in Security Studies.

Air Vice Marshal Solomon attended several seminars and workshops some of which are; Total Quality Management Course at UNILAG CONSULT in 2004, Certified Recruitment Analyst Course organized by MEC India and CAMI USA in Oct 2006 at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos, Seminar/Training Workshop on Democracy, peace building and conflict management for the military at Nigerian Air Force Base Kaduna from 3 to 7 July 2006, Project Management Course from November to December 2010 at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagary, Lagos. He also attended Continuing Airworthiness & Quality Management and Initial Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Courses both at Surrey, United Kingdom in Sep 11. The officer was also a member of the Ministry of Defence Team to New York to attend the Small Arms and light weapons Conference in 2013.

The officer held various appointments some of which are; Administrative Officer, Vehicle Aerospace Ground Equipment Overhaul Centre at Ikeja between September 1994 and               June 1995, member of Directing Staff from January 2007 to February 2009 at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji which earned him the insignia, psc(+). He was Military Assistant to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence from  July 2012 to July 2014, Commanding Officer Jet Aircraft Overhaul Centre at 131 Engineering Group, Makurdi from July 2015 to November 2016 and Dean School of Postgraduate Studies at Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna from November 2016 to    February 2017. He was a Member of Faculty (Directing Staff) and later Director ICT at National Defence College, Abuja where he obtained the insignia Fellow of the Defence College dagger     (fdc(+)). The Senior Officer was the Managing Director Nigerian Air Force Housing and Construction Company between
March 2019 to March 2021 and Director of Manual Headquarters Nigerian Air Force from March 21 to August 2021. He was the Director of Works Headquarters, Nigerian Air Force Abuja and currently College Secretary National Defence College, Abuja.

The Senior Officer is an ardent golfer. He loves little children, nature and also enjoys watching football. He is married to Elizabeth and have 5 boys.

Director, Department of Coordination (D COORD) - Brig Gen FU Mijinyawa

 

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Director of Logistics (DOL) - Brigadier General Abiodun Adebayo Fadayiro

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.

Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA) - Brig Gen SA Gumel

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.