NAF
Chief of Aircraft Engineering (CAcE)
 

1.      Born on 9 October 1965, Air Vice Marshal Abdulganiyu Adeyinka Olabisi hails from Offa LGA of Kwara State, Nigeria.

2.      He received his primary education at St Michael Primary School and St John’s College (now Rimi College) both in Kaduna from 1972-1978 and 1978-1983 respectively. He also attended Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife where he obtained a BSc (Hons) Degree in Computer Engneering.

3.      Abdulganiyu enlisted into the Nigerian Defence Academy on 19 January 1984 as a member of 35 Regular Combatant Course. He was commissioned in the rank of Pilot Officer on 20 December 1986 and has steadily earned promotions through to the rank of Air Vice Marshal.

4.      Olabisi attended both the Junior and Senior Courses of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Jaji-Nigeria and the National Defence University (Washington DC) where he obtained MSc in National Resource Management. As an aircraft engineering officer, Olabisi has served as OC and CO of engineering squadrons and wings in different NAF Units. He has also served in several staff appointments as Staff Officer Grade 2 (SO2) Engineering Plans at HQ NAF (1998-2000), Principal Staff Officer on (Air Force Matters) to the Chief of Defence Staff (2009-2011) and Deputy Director NAF Plans from (2012-2013). He was appointed a Directing Staff (DS) at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College from (2003-2005). He has also served as a member faculty and Director National and Military Strategy at the National Defence College (NDC) Abuja. He was Commandant Nigerian Air Force Ground Training Centre Kaduna from Sep 15-Dec 16. He was also Director Air Engineering Headquarters Nigerian Air Force from 16 Dec 16 to 9 Jul 17 and was appointed the Chief of Aircraft Engineering at the Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, an appointment which he currently holds.

5.      Olabisi is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management. His hobbies include playing squash, reading auto biographies and watching documentary. His marriage to Mrs Nofisat Oluwatoyin Olabisi is blessed with 4 children.

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