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Suleman Dahun has been appointed as the new director of information of the Nigerian Navy

Dahun has served in all the operations commands of the Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has appointed Commodore Suleman Dahun as its new director of information.

This was contained in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Friday, January 4, by the Naval director of plans, Rear Adm. O. Daji.

Dahun attended the University of Maiduguri where he graduated with a B.A degree in Mass Communication. He also attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria graduating with a Masters Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy.

The senior officer has attended several military and professional courses both within and outside Nigeria. Some of these include junior and senior staff courses at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.

Commodore Dahun was a member of the Senior Executive Course 40 at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in Kuru, Jos.

He also attended the Deputy Spokesman’s Course at the Joint Information Activities Group (JIAG), Royal Airforce Base, Halton, United Kingdom (2016), the Journalist Protection in Conflict Zones Course at the Hellenic Multi-National PSOs Training Centre, Kilkis, Greece (2016) and the Joint Information Operations Course at JIAG, RAF, Halton (2017). Suleman is an associate member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.

“Amongst his previous appointments, Commodore Suleman Dahun has served in all the operations commands of the Nigerian Navy and was one time Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters,” the statement added.

Some months ago, the Nigerian Navy appointed new Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) and Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) to head various commands in the country.

Some of the affected officers were Rear Admiral U.B. Onyia for Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta state, Rear Adm. D.A. Adeniran for Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Cross River state.

Rear Adm. A. H. Yusuf was appointed as the director of medical services, while Rear Adm. S. A. G Abbah was appointed to take over as the Chief of Defence Administration at the Defence Headquarters

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