AGWAI, Lt-Gen. Martin Luther

Born November 8,1948
Lt. Gen




CFR, D.P.A, M.Sc, fss, mss, dss, pscd, fwc;

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Kaduna
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Has three children

Profession soldier, administrator,
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Previous Appointments:

North Central State Ministry of Land, Surveys and Country Planning, Surveys Division; Oyo Nigerian Army snr.Under Officer, Second Lieutenant, 1972; Commissioned Colonel, 1977; Directing Staff, Chief Instructor, Command Kentucky, and StaffCollege, Jaji;Adjutant 3, RecceRegiment Brigade Major, 24ArmouredBrigade: ColAQandGS, 3 Armoured Division; Lay Commander, 243 Recce Battalion and23Armoured Brigade; Nigerian Defence Adviser Covering Southern African Sub-region, Harare, Zimbabwe; promoted Brig.-Gen. 1996; dir. Military Training, NDA, 1997;promotedMaj.-Gen. 1999;ChiefofTraining,Operationsand Plans, Nigerian Defence Headquarters, 1999; dep. Force Commander, United Nations Assistance Mission in Sierra Leone, 2000; dep. Military Adviser to the UN, Department of Peace-Keeping Operations,UN Headquarters, New York, 2002; promoted Lieutenant-General/Chief of Army Staff, 2003; f. War College; h: represented Nigeria at the 12″International Scout Jamboree, Blair Atho!and Scotland, 1966; Silver Medal Best Army Cadet during combined training of Army, Navy and Air Force Cadets; Best All-Round cadet honour of Sword of Honour,

Native Authority Primary School, Jos, Kafanchan and JohnKogo;SIM Primary School Kurmin Musa, 1962; Provincial Secondary School, Zaria, now Alhudahuda College; Federal School of Surveying,Oyo, 1968-69; Nigerian Defence Academy 1970; US Army Armour School,Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA, UK .Armour Gunnery School, Lu North; Royal Military College of Science and Army Staff College, UK; Command and Staff College; National War College; Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, National War College; National Defence, Washington D.C;

Gold medal for being the First in order of Merit NDA; nh: Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic(CFR); Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, fh: Inducted into the Halt of Fame of US National Defence University, 2005; Distinguished Service Star, Pass Staff College Dagger;

hockey, horse-riding, photography, music, sport, wildlife.

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