AIR VICE MARSHAL JA OCHOMMA DSS psc fdc BSc Msc CNA

CHIEF OF ACCOUNTS AND BUDGETS (CAB)

BACKGROUND

  1. Air Vice Marshal John Arinze Ochomma was born on 25 April 1964 at his home town, Umuokwara in Orlu LGA of Imo State. He attended Township Primary School Orlu, and Ojike Memorial Secondary School, Orlu, between 1971-1982, where he obtained his primary and secondary school certificates respectively. The Senior Officer was enlisted as a member of the 37 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy on 27 September 1985 where he obtained a degree in Physics in September 1989 and thereafter commissioned pilot officer in the NAF.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  1. He holds several academic and professional qualifications, amongst which are;
  • MSc in Strategic studies, University of Ibadan
  • BSc Physics
  • Higher National Diploma in Accounting
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from NDA Kaduna, Lagos State Polytechnic and Abubakar Tafawa Belewa University Bauchi respectively.
  • He is a member of several professional organizations among which include the prestigious Institute of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).

COURSES ATTENDED

  1. Air Vice Marshal JA Ochomma has attended all the military courses commensurate to his rank, some of which include;
  • Senior Command and Staff Courses at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji Kaduna
  • Strategic Course at the National Defence College, Abuja.

APPOINTMENTS HELD

  1. The distinguished senior officer has had several appointments during the course of his career some of which include;
  • student pilot at 401 Flight Training School Kaduna
  • NAF cashier and CO Personnel Emolument at 081 Pay and Accounting Group.
  • Command Finance Officer at Headquarters Tactical Air Command Training Command and Logistics Command at different times. Financial Controller at the Aeronautical Engineering & Technical Services Ltd
  • Deputy Managing Director at the NAF Investments Ltd.
  • Commander 081 Pay and Accounting Group Ikejad from 16 February 2015 – 31 December 2021
  • Currently Chief of Accounts and Budget at the Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.

OTHER INFORMATION

  1. The senior officer enjoys reading and mentoring people. At his spare time, he plays table tennis and golf.