AIR VICE MARSHAL MI MUKHTAR DSS GSM PSC FDC MSC

AIR OFFICER COMMANDING AIR TRAINING COMMAND

BACKGROUND

  1. Air Vice Marshal Musa Ibrahim Mukhtar DSS GSM Psc fdc Msc was born in Kano on 15 August 1967. He had his early Primary education at the Kaduna Capital School from September 1972 to June 1978 where he obtained his first Leaving Certificate. Thereafter, he proceeded to Government Secondary School Rano in Kano State from September 1978 to June 1983 where he passed out with a distinction in the General Certificate of Education (GCE). He was briefly at the School of Basic Studies (SBS), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria before proceeding to the Nigerian Defence Academy in September 1984 as a member of 36 Regular Course.Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Bsc) Degree in Chemistry and was Commissioned into the Nigerian Air Force as a Pilot Officer in September 1989. He further proceeded to the Technical Training Group (TTG) now Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) where he was trained as an Aircraft Engineer with emphasis on Airframe and Engine.  In his quest for knowledge, the senior officer obtained a Bachelor of Science and Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Abuja from 2003 to 2010. He also holds a Master Degree in Strategic Studies from the Prestigious University of Ibadan

COURSES ATTENDED

  1. Courses attended include:
  •  Basic Officers Engineering Course at Technical Training Group (AFIT), Kaduna .
  •  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.
  •  Helicopter Gunship Conversion Course at Russia Army Aviation Deployment Centre Russia.
  •  Light Utility Helicopter Typerating Course at Bolkow Helicopter Maintenance Facility, Germany.
  •  Super Puma Helicopter Maintenance Course at Europcopter Romania.
  •  Safety and Security Management Course at International Safety Centre UK.

APPOINTMENTS HELD

  1. Some of the appointments held include:
  • Flight Commander - Helicopter Overhaul Centre Ikeja, Lagos.
  • Facility Maintenance Manager - Technical Training Group, Kaduna.
  • Instructor - Military Training Group, Kaduna.
  • Assistant Adjutant - Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.
  • Engineering Control Officer - 97 Special Operation Group Port Harcourt now 115 SOG.
  • Commanding Officer 14 Log Wg – 97 Special Operation Group P/H.
  • Programme Manager - Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
  • Command Logistic Officer - Headquarters Mobility   Command, Yenagoa
  • Commander, Base Services Group, Nigerian Air force, Minna .
  • Project Monitoring Officer (PMO), Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
  • Director of Civil Military Relations, Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
  • Commander, Helicopter Overhaul Depot (HOD) Nigerian Air Force Bauchi.
  • Principal Air Staff Officer (PASO) to the Chief of the Air Staff, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
  • Presently, the Senior Officer is currently the Chief of Aircraft engineering at Headquarters, Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
  • Currently the Air Officer Commanding, Air Training Command.

OTHER INFORMATION

  1. The Senior Officer is happily married and his hobbies includes, Enjoys travelling, Meeting People, Watching football and other outdoor activities.