AKILU, Brig Haliru (rtd.)

Born November 2, 1947

Madobi, Kura

Brig. Gen



psc, fss, B.Sc, M.A.,

Gender: Male
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  • Married
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State of Origin: Kano
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Father's Status N/A
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Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 3
Profession retired soldier, businessman
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Previous Appointments:

Nigerian Army, 1967; Company Commander, 5 Battalion, 1967-68; Lieutenant and Adjutant, 5 Battalion, 1968-69; Staff Officer, Infantry Division (Rear) Headquarters (having been wounded in the civil war), 1969; Captain/Aide-de-Camp to General Officer Commanding, I Division! 1971-73; Commanding Officer, 146 Battalion, 1973; Major/Brigade Major, 21 Brigade; General Staff Officer, Training Headquarters, 1 Division; General Officer 11; Command and Staff College, Jaji, 1973- 78; Commanding Officer, 146 Battalion, Kano (that suppressed the Maitatsine religious riot), December 1980; Commanding Officer, Direct Short Service Commission Wing, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 1981-82; Lieutenant-Colonel, Directorate of Military Intelligence, 1983; Staff Officer Grade I; Directorate of Army Intelligence, Lagos, 1983-84; dir: Military Intelligence, 1984; Colonel, 1985; retired as a Brigadier; mm:Armed Forces Ruling Council, 1985-89;

SG Primary School, Zaria, 1954-57; Doka Senior Primary School, Zaria, 1958-60; Provincial Secondary School, Zaria, 1961-66; Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 1967; Junior Staff College, Warminster, UK, 1973; Command and General Staff College, Pakistan, 1979; Baluschistan University, Quetta, Pakistan, 1979; Kings ColIege University of London, 1983; National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, 1989.

Passed Staff College, 1979; Forces Service Star

reading, movies, squash

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