Welcome to 1 DIVISION FINANCE


INTRODUCTION


The Nigerian Army Finance Corps (NAFC) is a service support corps responsible for managing and administering the Nigerian Army (NA) financial resources. To effectively perform its roles, the NAFC has sub-units in line with the NA Order of Battle. Finance offices in various formations and units constitute the NAFC sub-units. Finance offices are located in all Divisions in the NA. 1 Division Finance is located in headquarters 1 Division, Kaduna.

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT


Headquarters 1 Division was established during the civil war. It is charged with the responsibility of securing its Area of Responsibility (AOR) covering the North Western flank of Nigeria and also ensuring that the borders located in its AOR are secured. The Division is a mechanized infantry with affiliated combat support and combat service support ... units. The division finance was formed with varying responsibilities such as providing financial advice and support to 1 Division both in peace and war times. The unit was administered by ADAFAs up to April 2008. With the implementation of the Continental General Staffing System (CGSS) by the NA and NAFC, ADAFA became Commander Division Finance and Accounts (CDFA) in May 2008. Brigadier General JD Ogbaje is the current Commander of 1 Division Finance.

CHRONOLOGY OF COMMAND

S/N
NAME
YEAR
1
CAPT AA ABDULKADIR (N/343)
FEB 65 – MAR 68
2
MAJ A BASHARU (N/602)
MAR 68 – AUG 72
3
MAJ H SHALDAS (N/697)
AUG 72 – OCT 74
4
LT COL AA ABDULKADIR (N/343)
OCT 74 – FEB 75
5
COL AU TIJANI (N/344)
FEB 75 – DEC 76
6
LT COL A BASHARU (N/602)
DEC 76 – AUG 79


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS (ADAFAS)
7
MAJ H ADUKU (N/1304)
AUG 79 – JUL 82
8
LT COL GJB IKOIWAK (N/776)
JUL 82 – AUG 84
9
LT COL AA GOODLUCK (N/864)
AUG 84 – JAN 89
10
LT COL CAD MUOGHALU (N/3094)
JAN 89 – SEP 91
11
LT COL SA AWOSANYA (N/3105)
SEP 91 – MAR 92
12
COL FA OGBEYI (N/3104)
MAR 92 – MAR 95
13
COL LO JOHN OJO (N/3153)
MAR 95 – MAY 97
14
COL SU UMUSU (N/5760)
MAR 97 – SEP 98
15
LT COL O NIKORO (N/5490)
SEP 98 – SEP 99
16
COL O NIKORO (N/5490)
SEP 99 – MAR 01
17
LT COL AI MURAINA (N/6672)
MAR 01 – DEC 01
18
COL AI MURAINA (N/667)
DEC 01 – SEP 02
19
COL MJ AGBA-ATTAH (N/6285)
SEP 02 – APR 04
20
COL FA MOHAMMED (N/7910)
APR 04 – FEB 06
21
COL MI UZZI (N/6713)
FEB 05 – NOV 06
22
LT COL JO OZIGI (N/9007)
NOV 06 – MAY 08


COMMANDER DIVISION FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS (CDFA)
23
LT COL JO OZIGI (N/9007)
MAY 08 – DEC 08
24
COL JO OZIGI (N/9007)
DEC 08 – MAR 09
25
COL MA OLADEJI (N/7695)
MAR 09 – JUL 09
26
LT COL AR BAKARE (N/9210)
JUL 09 – AUG 09
27
COL AR BAKARE (N/9210)
SEP 09 – DEC 10
28
COL CU AGULANNA (N/9005)
DEC 10 – JAN 12
29
COL Y BAKO (N/9458)
JAN 12 – APRL 14
30
COL YB YAKUBU (N/9484)
APRL 14 – DEC 16
31
BRIG GEN YB YAKUBU (N/9484)
DEC 16 – JAN 17
32
COL JD OGBAJE (N/8591)
JAN 17 – SEP 17
33
BRIG GEN JD OGBAJE (N/8591)
SEP 17 – FEB 21
34
COL MS ADAMU (N/1192)
FEB 21 – TILL DATE

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

Col MS Adamu

COLONEL MS ADAMU

Commander Division Finance And Accounts (Acting)

Colonel Adamu is the Commander of 1 Division Finance and Accounts. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and a Masters Degree....

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Colonel MS Adamu

Colonel MS Adamu is the Acting Commander of 1 Division Finance and Accounts.
He has garnered the following Decorations/Honours:

  • Forces Service Star (FSS)
  • Meritorious Service Star (MSS)
  • Pass Staff Course (PSC)
  • He holds a Master of Degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Maj Abass

MAJOR AA ABASS

SOII PAYMENTS

He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA). He is a Fellow of the the Institute of Chartered Accountants...

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Major AA ABASS

Major AA Abass is the SOII Payments of 1 Division Finance and Accounts. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA).
He is a Fellow of the the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).