Welcome to 2 DIVISION FINANCE


INTRODUCTION


At inception, the head of 2 Division Finance was referred to as the Paymaster. The Paymaster was responsible to the General Officer Commanding (GOC). He advices the GOC on all financial matters, receives and disburses all funds accrued to the Division. The Paymaster was in charge of 2 Division Finance from 1967 to 1975. Thereafter, the head of the ... Division Finance was changed to Chief Paymaster which was later changed to Assistant Director of Army Finance and Accounts (ADAFA). However, with the implementation of the Continental General Staff System (CGSS) by the corps in 2008, the name was changed to Commander Division Finance and Accounts (CDFA). This is the appointment of the head of 2 Division Finance till date. The chronology shows the various Paymasters, Chief Paymasters, ADFA’s and Commanders of 2 Division Finance from inception till date.

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT


This office has been participating actively in all Head Quarters 2 Division training exercises/sporting activities and AHQ activities within the Div AOR. The office has been able to effectively and promptly meet up with the requirements of the NA in the implementation of e-payment. The command has also been able to embark on renovation of soldiers’ living accommodation ... in the barracks. Also, a borehole was sunk to provide portable water for own personnel. The history of 2 Division Finance is closely related to the history of 2 Division Nigerian Army. The Division was a child of necessity as it came about due to the invasion of the Mid-Western Region by the receding Biafran forces. At the end of the war however, 2 Division Nigerian Army came to stay and established its Headquarters at Ibadan where it is up to date. 2 Division Finance came to effect therefore, with the formation of 2 Division Nigerian Army. Colonel AK Isaac-Jen is the current Commander of 2 Division Finance.

CHRONOLOGY OF COMMAND

PAYMASTERS

S/N
NAME
YEAR
1
CAPT AA ABDULKADIR (N/343)
FEB 65 – MAR 68
2
MAJ JA ADALUMO (N/529)
MAR 67 – AUG 68
3
CAPR I AJUESHI (N/691)
AUG 68 – OCT 69
4
CAPT H SHALDAS (N/697)
OCT 69 – FEB 70
5
LT COL JA DALUMO (N/529)
FEB 70 – DEC 71
6
MAJ E OKWA (N/596)
DEC 71 – AUG 72
7
MAJ GJB IKOIWAK (N/776)
APR 72 – JUN 74
8
LT COL CO ADEBIYI (N/532)
JUN 74 – FEB 75

CHIEF PAYMASTER

9
LT COL JO BENDEGA (N/530)
FEB 75 – JUL 75
10
MAJ RO AJALA (N/866)
JUL 75 – AUG 77
11
MAJ JO EBOSE (N/1302)
AUG 77 – JAN 78
12
LT COL AI FAYEMIWO (N/1291)
JAN 78 – SEP 80
13
COL VO ODEKA (N/696)
SEP 80 – MAR 82
14
LT COL K FIDELIS (N/1289)
MAR 82 – MAR 84


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ARMY FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

15
LT COL DE NEHIKHARE (N/1911)
MAY 84 – DEC 85
16
LT COL H ADUKU (N/1304)
DEC 85 – FEB 88
17
COL EO USIADE (N/1843)
FEB 89 – JAN 91
18
LT COL OB ADOGA (N/3109)
JAN 91 – APR 92
19
COL SA AWOSANYA (N/3105)
APR 92 – MAY 95
20
COL AJ OWONIYI (N/3155)
MAY 95 – MAY 96
21
COL SA OWUAMA (N/5761)
MAY 96 – NOV 98
22
LT COL MJ AGBA-ATTAH (N/6285)
MAR 99 – AUG 01
23
LT COL GE MOSUGU (N/7053)
AUG 01 – JUN 02
24
COL HI DASHWET (N/6199)
JUN 02 – MAY 03
25
COL OD FALABI (N/7469)
MAY 03 – APR 04
26
COL MI UZZI (N/6713)
APR 04 – AUG 05
27
COL PA CLARK (N/6859)
SEP 05 – AUG 06
28
LT COL OR AKERELE (N/9053)
AUG 06 – SEP 07
29
LT COL AA ADESOPE (N/9178)
SEP 07 – MAR 08

COMMANDER DIVISION FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

30
LT COL AA ADESOPE (N/918)
MAY 08 – SEP 08
31
LT COL UG OTOGO (N/8566)
SEP 08 – APR 09
32
COL AB ADAMU (N/8980)
APR 09 – OCT 10
33
COL SI MFON (N/8365)
NOV 10 – AUG 12
34
COL JD OGBAJE (N/8591)
AUG 12 – AUG 14
35
COL SS JIYA (N/9927)
AUG 14 – JUL 15
36
COL OA ADENUGA (N/9713)
JUL 15 – DEC 16
37
BRIG GEN OA ADENUGA (N/9713)
DEC 16 – MAR 19
38
COLONEL AK ISAAC-JEN
MAR 19 – TILL DATE

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

Col Isaac

COLONEL AK ISAAC-JEN

Commander Division Finance and Accounts

Colonel Isaac-Jen is the Commander of 2 Division Finance and Accounts. He holds a Bachleors Degree in Accountancy and...

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Colonel AK Isaac-Jen

Colonel Isaac-Jen is the Commander of 2 Division Finance and Accounts.
His academic qualifications are as follows:

  • A Bachleor of Science Degree in Accountancy
  • A Masters of Science Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies

  • He is a Member/Fellow of various professional bodies amongst which are:
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria - Fellow.
  • The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) - Member.
  • The Chartered Institute of Finance And Control of Nigeria - Member.

Maj Adewusi

MAJOR OM ADEWUSI

SOII Payments

She holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting. She is a Member of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.