Air Officer Commanding Special Operations Command

1.      Air Vice Marshal Sani Ahmed was born in Argungu, Kebbi State on 7 July 1962. He started his education at Alwasa Primary School and thereafter proceeded to Government Secondary School Kamba, Kebbi State. He enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force in 1982 as a member of Cadet Military Training Course 7. Air Vice Marshal Sani Ahmed started his flying career at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna for his Primary Flying Training in 1984. He attended his Basic Flying Training at Air Force Academy Hyderabad, India.He was thereafter trained as a Fighter Pilot at117 Air Combat Training Group Kainji. The Senior Officer attended Junior Course at the Prestigious Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji. Thereafter he attended Ghana Armed Forces Command & Staff College for his Senior Staff Course. He attended National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan for his National Security and War Studies. He holds a Mastersin National Security and Defence Studies.

2.      Air Vice Marshal Ahmed has held several appointments. These include, Group Personnel Officer 103 STGYola, SquadronCommander403 Flying Training School (FTS) Kano, Operations Officer/Group Safety Officer , Chief Ground Instructor, Group Training Officer  and Commanding Officer Basic Flying Training Wing in the same unit. Thereafter he was appointed Commander 455 Base Service Group Kano, Director of Evaluation Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Director of Research Defence Headquarters and Director Plans Headquarters Nigerian Air Force and Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command. He is presently the Air Officer Commanding Special Operations Command Bauchi. The Senior Officer is also a member of Professional Organisations. These include, Nigerian Institute of Management, Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

3.      Air Vice Marshal Ahmed is a qualified seasoned Instructor Fighter Pilot . The Senior Officer has the following decorations General Service Star, Pass Staff Course and National Security War College. He is married and blessed with children. His hobbies are travelling, reading magazine and playing golf.



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Nigerian Air Force

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