Welcome to 3 DIVISION FINANCE


INTRODUCTION


At inception, the head of 3 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 3 Division Finance from 1967 to 1975. Thereafter, the Head of the Division ... Finance was changed to Chief Paymaster, in 1984, the name Chief Paymaster was 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 3 Division Finance till date. The chronology shows the various Paymasters, Chief Paymasters, ADFA’s and Comds’ of 3 Division Finance from inception till date.

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT


This office has been participating actively in all Head Quarters 3 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 history of 3 Division Finance is closely related to the history of 3 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 seceding Biafran forces. At the end of the war however, 3 Division Nigerian Army came to stay and established its Headquarters at Jos in Plateau State where it is up to date. 3 Division Finance came to effect therefore, with the formation of 3 Division Nigerian Army.

CHRONOLOGY OF COMMAND

PAYMASTERS

S/N
NAME
YEAR
1
MAJ A BASHARU(N/602)
MAY 70 – JUL 72
2
MAJ OS EJUMOBONE (N/876)
JUL 72 – FEB 75
3
MAJ RA LASUBULU (N/1352)
FEB 75 – MAY 76
4
LT COL RA SANYAOLU (N/868)
MAY 76 – SEP 78
5
LT COL K FIDELIS (N/1289)
SEP 78 – JUL 79

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ARMY FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

6
LT COL K FIDELIS (N/1289)
JUL 79 – MAR 81
7
LT COL EO USIADE (N/1843)
MAR 81 – FEB 84
8
LT COL LO OKOKON (N/877)
FEB 84 – DEC 85
9
LT COL IA FAYEMIWO (N/1291)
DEC 85 – MAY 88
10
LT COL AA GOODLUCK (N/867)
MAY 88 – FEB 90
11
COL AA GOODLUCK (N/867)
FEB 90 – JUN 90
12
LT COL LA ADEGUNJU (N/2512)
JUN 90 – DEC 90
13
LT COL AA OGUN (N/2515)
JAN 91 – MAR 92
14
COL AA OGUN (N/2515)
MAR 92 – JUN 94
15
LT COL GI MORITIWON (N/3107)
JUN 94 – AUG 95
16
COL OB ADOGA (N/3109)
AUG 95 – JUL 96
17
COL EG OLOWOKANDI (N/3098)
JUL 96 – SEP 97
18
LT COL AC MEZUE (N/5941)
SEP 97 – JUL 98
19
LT COL JO LARTEY (N/1289)
JUL 98 – DEC 99
20
COL JO LARTEY (N/1843)
JAN 00 – AUG 00
21
LT COL PA TOUN (N/3353)
AUG 02 – SEP 02
22
LT COL FA ATTAHIRU (N/7071)
SEP 02 – DEC 02
23
COL FS ATTAHIRU (N/7071)
DEC 02 – MAR 04
24
COL MA NYIAM (N/76673)
MAR 04 – NOV 05
25
LT COL GJ ADENIRAN (N/8966)
NOV 05 – FEB 08
26
LT COL MK YUNUSA (N/9455)
FEB 08 – MAY 08

COMMANDER DIVISION FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

27
LT COL MK YUNUSA (N/9455)
MAY 08 – FEB 11
28
COL A OLADELE (N/8511)
FEB 11 – MAR 14
29
COL IE ITUEN (N/8497)
MAR 14 – SEP 15
30
COL YK MUSA (N/9602)
SEP 15 – JAN 16
31
COL IA SAIDU (N/9465)
JAN 16 – JAN 18
32
COL Y BAKO (N/9458)
JAN 18 – SEPT 18
33
BRIG GEN JE OSIFO (N/10011)
SEPT 18 – FEB 19
34
BRIG GEN RI ODI (N/10213)
FEB 19 – TILL DATE

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

John Doe

BRIGADIER GENERAL
RI ODI

Commander Division Finance And Accounts

Brigadier General Odi is the Commander of 3 Division Finance. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. He holds a...

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Brigadier General RI Odi

He is the Commander of 3 Division Finance.
His academic qualifications are as follows:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.
  • A Master of Science Degree in Strategic Studies.
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA).

  • He is a Member/Fellow of various professional bodies amongst which are:
  • The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria - Fellow.
  • The Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • The Nigerian Institute of Management - Member.
He has attended many leadership programmes and seminars.

Major Bashorun

MAJOR MO BASORUN

SOII Payments

He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy.He is a Member/Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is a member...

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Major MO Basorun

He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy.

He is a Member/Fellow of various professional bodies amongst which are:

  • The Association of National Accountants of Nigeria - Fellow.
  • The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria - Fellow.
  • The Chartered institute Public Administration and Local Government of Nigeria - Member.