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CHIEF OF STANDARD AND EVALUATION (COSE)
AVM Aliyu Gaya Bello was born on 31 December 1968. He hails from Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State. He enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force as a member of Nigerian Defence Academy Regular Course 38 on 21 September 1986 and was commissioned Pilot Officer on 21 Sep 91. He was promoted to the rank of AVM in Dec 18.
He holds a BSc Physics from the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna Nigeria, MSc Strategy from USAF Air War College Montgomery, Alabama USA and Advanced Certificate in Computer Science from Federal Polytechnic, Kaduna Nigeria. He is also a fellow, Senior Executives in National and International Security Studies, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University USA.
AVM AG Bello attended the following courses:
Basic Communication Officers’ Course at Nigerian Air force Institute of Technology.
Primary Flying Course at 301 Flying Training School.
Junior Staff Course at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji-Nigeria.
Basic Transport Flying Course at 301 Flying Training School.
Senior Staff Course at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji-Nigeria.
National Security and War Course at Air War College Montgomery, Alabama USA.
AVM Bello held the following appointments at various times:
Officer Commanding Communication & Electronics Maintenance Squadron, 31 CEMC Nigerian Air Force Ikeja.
Commanding Officer 32 CEMC Nigerian Air Force Makurdi.
Operations Officer A’ Squadron 301 Flying Training School, Nigerian Air Force Kaduna.
Officer in Charge, Information Resource Center, 301 Flying Training School, Nigerian Air Force Kaduna.
Operations Officer, 801 Wing, 81 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin.
G1, Katanga Brigade, United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Group Admin Officer, 81 Air Maritime Group Benin.
Staff Officer 1 Coordination at Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
Operations Officer, PICOMMS Air Wing, Abuja.
Air Assistant - CAS, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
Defence Attaché, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Washington DC.
Deputy Director of Training (Air) Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
Group Operations Officer 401 Flying Training School.
Commander 401 Flying Training School.
Director of Training Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
Chief of Staff, Headquarters Special Operations Command Bauchi.
Director of Safety Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
Director of Evaluation Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
The Air Officer Commanding Mobility Command.
Currently the Chief of Standards and Evaluation
AVM AG Bello is married and blessed with children. He loves driving.