OMU, Maj-Gen. Paul Ufuoma (rtd.)

OFR, pss.fss, soldier,administrator, businessman; Banker: July 1,1940; Hometown: Igbide, Isoko; State of Origin: Delta; Married: 1969; No of Children: three sons, three daughters; Education: Primary Education, BendelvState, 1947-54; Zik's Academy, Sapele, 1955-59; Nigerian Military Training College; Kaduna, 1962; Mons Officers'Cadet School,AIdershot UK, 1963; School of Infantry, Warminster, UK, 1970; Command andStaffCollege,Jaji, 1976; Royal College of Defence Studies, London, 19821. Career: Teacher, Secondary Modern School, 1960-62; enlisted in the Nigerian Army, 1962 arid commissioned Second-Lieutenant, 1963; Platoon Commander, Kaduna, Kano and Zaria, 1963-65;Lieutenant 1965,and Captain, 1968; Assistant Quarter master-General, 2nd Infantry Division, 1968-70; Major, 1970; mm. Nigerian Representative, Commonwealth Composed Military Tribunal, Trinidad and Tobago, 1971; Commandant3 DivisionTraining School,Port-Harcourt, 1971; Assistant Adjutant-General, 3 Division, 1971-73; Lieutenant Colonel; 1973; Commanding Officer, 36 Infantry Battalion, Uyo and 18 Infantry Battalion, Ikot Ekpene, 1973-74; mm. Armed Robbery Tribunals, Cross Riverand RiversStates. 1973-74; Commander, 33 Infantry Brigade, 1974-75; Military Governor, Cross River State and mm: National Council of State, 1975-78; Colonel, 1976; dir. Army Staff Duties, G Branch Headquarter, 1978-81; Brigadier, 1981; Commander, 3 Mechanised Infantry Brigade, 1981-84;ag. General OfficerCommanding, 1 Mechanised Infantry Division (twice), 1983; mm: defunct SupremeMilitary Council, 1984-85; Major-General, 1985; Commandant, Commandand'Staff College,Jaji, 1985-88; Armed Forces RulingCouncil, 1985-1989; Principal Joint StaffOfficer, Ministry of Defence, Lagos; Retired, now in private business; chairman Armed Forces Consultative Assembly, 1989; Special Military Tribunal, Lagos Zone, on Recovery of Public Property, 1984; National Board for Community Banks, 2003; Governing Board,National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, currently; Honour: Passed Staff College, 1976; Defence ServiceMedal; National Service Medal; General/Service Medal; Republic Medal; Loyal Service and Good Conduct Medal; Forces Service Star, National Honour: Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), 2005; Hobbies: photography, fishing,film-making, gardening; res: Igbide, Isoko LGA, Delta State.
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