KURE, Major-Gen. Yohanna Yerima (rtd)

businessman; b: April 16, 1942; ht: Kurmin Musa, Kachia; so: Kaduna; m: Ladi, 1968; nc: two s, three d; ed: ECWA Schools, Kurmin Musa, Kagoro Ungwa Rimi and Kwoi, 1955-56; Alhuda Huda College (Provincial Secondary School), Zaria, 1957-62; Nigerian Military Training College, Kaduna, 1963; Officer Cadet School, Portsea, Australia, 1964; Command and Staff College, Jaji, 1976; National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, 1982. cr: Enlisted in the Nigerian Army 1963 and was commissioned in 1964; Platoon Commander, I Infantry Battalion, NA, 1964; Lieutenant, 1966; Company and Detachment Commander, 5 Infantry Bat-talion, NA, 1966; Captain, 1967; Commanding Officer, 22 Infantry Battalion, NA, 1967; Major, 1968; Comman-ding Officer, 21 Infantry Battalion, NA, 1968-69; Brigade Major, 3 Infantry Brigade, NA, 1970-71; Commandant, 2 Division School of Infantry, 1971-72; Brigade Major and Com-manding Officer, 92 Infantry Battalion, 9 Brigade, NA, 1972-74; Lieutenant-Colonel, 1974; Commandant, 3 Infantry Divi-sion School of Infantry, NA, 1974p76; assis-lant Adjutant-General and acting Colonel General Staff, 3 Infantry Division, Head-quarters, NA; 1976-78; Colonel, 1978; Colonel General Staff, 2 Infantry Divi-sion, acting Commander, 3 Infantry Brigade, Commander, 2 Amphibious Brigade and Com-mander, 15 Mechanised Brigade, NA, 1978-83; General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, NA, Enugu, 1984-85;, General Officer Com-manding, 2nd Mechanised Division, NA, Ibadan, 1985-87; dir. Army Staff Duties and Planning; Defence Head-quarters, Lagos, 1987; ram. Armed Forces Ruling Council, 1985; retired from the Nigerian Army voluntarily; Passed Staff College (/wc), 1976, National. Institute (mni), 1982. hob: squash, jogging, music, movies, res: Kurmin Musa, Kachia, Kaduna State.
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