Air Vice Marshal RN Ekeh was born on 24 Apr 66 at Imerienwe in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State. He attended Owerri Grammer School Imerienwe. He was enlisted into the Nigerian Defence Academy on 24 Sep 84 as a member of 36 RC and was commissioned into the Nigerian Air Force on 23 Sep 89.
Courses attended both military and civil courses are:
Primary Flying Training at then 301 FTS Kaduna.
Basic Helicopter Training at then 305 FTS Enugu.
Instructor Pilot’s Training at Basair Aviation Pretoria South Africa.
Junior Staff Course at AFCSC Jaji.
Senior Staff Course at GAFCSC Teshie Ghana.
Strategic Course at the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College.
Some appointments held include:
SO2 Weapons at HQ NAF.
Ops Offr at 207 Wg at then 97 SOG PH.
CO 207 Wg at then 97 SOG PH.
DD Plans HQ NAF.
DD Trg DHQ.
Defence Adviser Nigerian High Commission Malaysia.
Comd 205 RG Ikeja.
Comd 305 FTS Enugu.
Comd 95 HCTG Enugu.
SASO HQ TC Kaduna.
SASO HQ SOC Bauchi.
Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command (LC).
Currently Chief of Standard and Evaluation Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Abuja.
The Senior Officer holds a BSc degree in Chemistry and MSc in Strategic and Defence Studies. He is also a publisher of 3 Books. His hobbies include writing, singing and watching football. He is married and blessed with 4 boys.