1. AVM Idi Sani was born on 2 Sep 69 at Ngadana. He hails from Potiskum LGA of Yobe State. He was enlisted into the NAF as a member of NDA Regular Course 41 on 17 Sep 89 and was commissioned plt offr on 17 Sep 94. He was promoted to the rank of AVM WEF 17 Sep 22. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from NDA, Master in International Affairs & Diplomacy (MIAD) from ABU, Zaria and Master of National Security Administration (MNSA) from the National Defence College of the Philippines. AVM I Sani holds both military and civil licenses. His awards and decorations include DSS, psc, CMH, MNSA and MAID.
2. AVM I Sani has attended several courses in his career, some of which include:
a. Air Traffic Control Officers’ Course at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria – 1996-97.
b. Air Space Management Course at 301 Flying Training School- 2006.
c. Air Lift Preparation/Planning Logistics Course, Abuja 2007.
d. Disaster Management Simulation Exercise in Indiana, USA- 2010.
e. Junior and Senior Staff Courses both at the AFCSC- Jaji, Nigeria in 2000 and 2006 respectively.
f. National Defense College, Philippines 2016-2017.
g. Air Rank Leadership Seminar 01/2021 at AFWC, Makurdi.
3. Appointments held include;
a. Asst Adjt/MA Dy Comdt, NDA 2002-2004.
b. SO1 P1 DPM HQ NAF, 2009- 2011.
c. DDA Defence Section, NHC Tanzania 2011-2014.
d. CO ATTW, 301 FTS 2014-2015.
e. Military Airport Comdt MMIA Lagos- 2015.
f. Military Airport Comdt NAIA Abuja - 2016.
g. Ag Comdt ATSTC, Kaduna 2017.
h. Comd 455 BSG, Kano 2018- 2019.
i. Comd 453 BSG, Kaduna 2019- 2020.
j. Deputy Director Personnel Management DIA, Abuja 2020- 2022.
k. DATS HQ NAF Abuja from Jan 2022- Jan 2023.
l. Comdt ATSTC Kaduna Jan-Jun 2023.
m. COA HQ NAF 30 Jun 23 till date.
MARITAL STATUS AND HOBBIES
4. He is married and blessed with children. He enjoys reading and long distance jogging.