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Aremo Congratulates New Chief Of Air Staff, Oladayo Amao



Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, Chief Of Air Staff

A Special Adviser to Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Youths and Sports, Honourable Lateef Adegboyega Adelabu, has joined other well wishers in the state, to congratulate Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, on his appointment as the new Chief of Air Staff.

President Muhammad Buhari had on Tuesday appointed new Service Chiefs following the worrisome security situation in the country.

Among the newly appointed Service Chiefs are Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Force.

Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao who is the new Chief of Air Staff is an Indigene of Osogbo, Osun State capital.

The SA Youths and Sports in a congratulatory message described appointment of Chief of Air Staff as a round peg in the round hole.

Adelabu popularly called Aremo said Amao’s appointment was in recognition of his hard-work, dedication and high level of profesionalism.

He said sons and daughters of ward 14 in Osogbo Local Government Area are very glad upon receiving the news of the appointment of new Chief of Air Staff

He commended President Muhammad Buahri for counting the state especially Osogbo worthy saying the people of the state really appreciate the president for the opportunity given to their son to serve the people of the country.

He said “We appreciate President Buhari for considering a son of Osun for this position.

Aremo posited that he has no doubt that the new appointee would bring to bear, his wealth of experience, knowledge and leadership skills on his duties.

“On behalf of the sons and daughters of Osogbo, especially ward 14 where Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao and I hail from congratulate him on his appointment as the Chief of Air Staff.

“His recommendation was as a result of his dedication, hard-work and profesionalism and I believe he would use his wealth of knowledge and skills to discharge his duties diligently.

“Prior to his appointment as Chief of Air Staff, Amao was the Commandant Armed Forces Resettlement Centre in Lagos State.

“Amao was born on 14 September 1965 at Enugu but hails from Osogbo Local Government Area of Osun State.

‘The new Chief of Air Staff was enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on January 19, 1984 as a member of the 35 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

“Amao previously served as Trainee/Squadron Pilot, NAF Unit 99 ACTG Kainji (1993-2004), Instructor Pilot/Squadron Pilot, 301 FTS Kaduna (2004-2007), Air Assistance to Chief of Air Staff, Deputy Defence Adviser, Nigerian High Commission London, Assistant Director of Operation Defence Headquarters, Director of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Air Force.

“The senior officer has attended several military courses which include: Junior Division Course at Armed Forces Command Staff College (AFCSC) Jaji; Senior Division Course at Defence Services Staff College India; Defence Course at National Defence University China, Aircraft Accident Investigation in Civil Airline at NCAT Zaria and Aircraft Accident Investigation Course at Karachi, Pakistan,” he disclosed.

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