Abuja — The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 112 senior officers to various ranks. According to the Director of Naval Information, Commodore Kabir Aliyu, 19 Commodores were promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral, 40 Captains to the rank of Commodore, 33 Commanders to the rank of Captain and 20 Lieutenant Commanders to the rank of Commander.
The 19 Commodores promoted include P.A. Agba, S.I. Alade, B.A. Egbedina, N.P. Agholor, O.P. Ozojiofor, G.A Anyankpele, L.O.N Iwuoha, H.O Ngonadi, H.H. Babalola, E.G. Ofik, S.E. Ogoigbe, J.K.Z Ango, and A.A. Osinowo.
Others are Commodores R.O. Osondu, A. Johnson, A.L. Akintola as well as Surgeon (Commodores) A.B. Afolayan, T.G.S Epelle and A.H. Yusuf.
The newly promoted Rear Admirals will be decorated at a later date.