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Alani Gafar Okunola [+] Print this page

Also known as: Alani Okunlola [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Last seen as

Major General, Commander of Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield (Army/Joint Task Force/Military/Police) on 18 January 2016 [+]


Unit Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 10 September 2015 [+] 18 January 2016 [+]

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Commanders of units that were superior to any units commanded by this person
Name Rank Role Unit Start of overlap End of overlap Duration of overlap
Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin [+] General [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] 13 July 2015 [+] 28 January 2021 [+] 2026 days


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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(1)(a)
10 September 2015 News Agency of Nigeria 3 die, others injured in clash between JTF, militants in Delta
19 January 2016 Channels Television Defence Minister Arrives Warri To Inspect Pipeline Explosion Site
19 February 2016 The Guardian (Nigeria) U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
16 February 2021 Premium Times Ex-Nigerian defence chief, Olonisakin pulls out of army 16 November 2021
29 January 2021 TheCable PHOTOS: Olonisakin, chief of air staff hand over to their successors 16 November 2021
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020