Chief of Logistics (CLOG)

Air Vice Marshal Bello Garba was born at  Gombe in Gombe State on 1 March 1965. He had his primary education variously at Central Primary School Amasiri, Army Children’s School Port Harcourt, Elele and Gombe. He attended Nigerian Military School Zaria for his secondary education. He thereafter proceeded to Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of 34th Regular Combatant Course and was commissioned Pilot Officer on 28 June 1986. He also attended the Nigerian Civil Aviation College of Technology Zaria for Air Traffic Controller’s Officers Course (AC 29) and worked at Kaduna, Kano, Enugu and Lagos airports  as an Air Traffic Controller. He holds a Dip in Aerodrome and Terminal Approach, Certificate in Search and Rescue, Bsc Business Admin and Msc Aviation Safety and Security and Masters in Disaster Management.


AVM Garba has attended several Civil and Military Courses. He has served in various Command and Staff appointments. Notably the Coordinator PIMT, Director Air Traffic Services, Director Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Commandant Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja, Commander 64 Air Defence Group Makurdi, Commander 335 BSG Kaduna, Commanding Officer 75 STG, OCU, Military Airport Commandant, James Spriggs Pryne Airport Monrovia and Lungi International Airport Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Bello was actively involved in the ECOMOG Peace Keeping Operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone from 1997 – 2000 and United Nations Military Observer Mission in Western Sahara(MINURSO) as Chief Military Personnel Officer (CMPO) 2003. He was the Command Evaluation Officer( C EVAL) of Headquarters Training Command Kaduna before his posting to NIPSS as a Directing Staff in October 2014. He is currently the Chief of Logistics, HQ NAF.


AVM Garba  is decorated with Forces Service Star (FSS), Meritorious Service Star (MSS),Distinguished Service Star(DSS), General Service Star, ECOMOG,UN medals, Member of the National Institute (mni) and Pass Staff College (psc) insignia. Bello is a member of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria and member Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association. He is married with children and enjoys reading, watching documentary films and photography.


Organogram and
structure of the
Nigerian Air Force

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