Air Vice Marshal PO JEMITOLA GSS psc fdc(+) PhD MRAeS CEng COREN

AIR SECRETARY (AIR SEC)

BACKGROUND

  1. AVM Paul Olugbeji Jemitola was born on 2 Oct 68 in Jos. He hails from Ogori LGA of Kogi State. He was enlisted into the NAF as a member of NDA RC 37 on 27 Sep 85 and commissioned Plt Offr on 22 Sep 90. He was promoted to the rank of AVM WEF 27 Sep 17. He holds a BSc in Physics from NDA, PGD Aeromechanical Engineering from AFIT, MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University UK, MSc Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan and PhD Aerospace Engineering from Cranfield University UK. He is a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom, COREN and a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

COURSES ATTENDED

  1. The snr offr has attended several courses including the following:
  • Offrs Engr Course, AFIT.
  • Type rating Courses on DO 128-6 and DO 228 aircraft.
  • Junior Staff Course at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.
  • Senior Staff Course at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji.
  • National Defence College, Abuja.

APPOINTMENTS HELD

  1. The snr offr has held several appointments including the following:
  • Engr Offr, 401 FTS.
  • Log Offr, 305 SMG.
  • Log Offr, 107 AMG.
  • Chief Instructor Officers Engineering School, AFIT.
  • Directing Staff, National Defence College, Abuja.
  • Dean School of Aircraft Engineering, AFIT.
  • Comd 431 Engr Gp/Research Fellow Air Force Research and Development Centre.
  • PSO Coord Air Force Research and Development Centre.
  • PSO Coord AFIT/Principal Director Air Force Research and Development Centre.
  • DR&D, HQ NAF.
  • Principal Director Air Force Research and Development Centre.
  • He is currently the Air Secretary, HQ NAF.

OTHER INFORMATION

4. AVM Jemitola is married and blessed with children. His hobbies include playing the piano, basketball, swimming, powered parachuting and watching documentaries.