AKINRINADE, Lt-Gen Alani Ipoola, rtd

Born October 3, 1939

Yakoyo, Oranmiyan

Lt. Gen




GCON, CFOR, psc, fss,

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse
State of Origin: Osun
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 3
Profession businessman, farmer
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Ministry of Agriculture, defunct Western Region, Ibadan, 1959-60: Nigerian Army. 1960; Second Lieutenant, 1962; Platoon Commander, 4 Queen’s Own Nigerian Regiment; former Staff Captain to Chief of Defence Staff. Army Headquarters. Lagos; one time ag. Adjutant-General. Nigerian Army; Rear Commander. 2 Infantry Division: Sector Commander/General Staff Officer, 3 Infantry Division; Lieutenant-Colonel. 1968; former Commanding Officer. Ibadan Garrison; Brigadier, 1974; Major-General, 1975; former General Officer Commanding, I Infantry Division, Kaduna; Chief of Staff, Army/Chief of Defence Staff, 1979-81; Licutcnant-Gcncral. 1980: retired from the Nigerian Army. 1981; ch: Nigcrfccds and Agriculture Operations Limited. 1982-85; min. of Agriculture. Water Resources and Rural Development, 1985-86; Industries. 1986-89; Transport. 1989; on self exile, since 1994.

Offa GrammarSchool.Offa, 1954-58; Nigerian Military Training College. Kaduna, 1960; Royal Military Academy. Sandhurst, United Kingdom, 1960-62; US Army Infantry School. Fort Bcnning. USA. 1965-66; Staff College. Camberly. United Kingdom, 1971: Royal College of Defence Studies. United Kingdom. 1978; Command and Staff College, Jaji.

Jagunmolu of lfe.

Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger; Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic, dec: Forces Service Star. Passed Staff College

reading, flying

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