Welcome to 82 DIVISION FINANCE


INTRODUCTION


At inception, the head of 82 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 82 Division Finance, thereafter, the head of the Division Finance was changed to ... Chief Paymaster. 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 82 Division Finance till date. The chronology shows the various Paymasters, Chief Paymasters, ADFA’s and Commander’s of 82 Division Finance from inception till date.

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT


It 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. This office has been participating ... in all Head Quarters 82 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 82 Division Finance is closely related to the history of 82 Division Nigerian Army which established its Headquarters at Enugu where it is up to date. 82 Division Finance came to effect therefore, with the formation of 82 Division Nigerian Army.

Chronology of Command

CHIEF PAY MASTER

S/N
NAME
YEAR
1
LT COL GJB IKOIWAK (N/776)
SEP 76 – SEP 79
2
LT COL DE NEHKHARE (N/1911)
SEP 79 – AUG 81
3
LT COL IA FAYEMIWO (N/1291)
AUG 81 – AUG 83

ADAFA

4
LT COL IO ADEBUNMI (N/2514)
AUG 83 – NOV 85
5
LT COL IO ABE (N/2516)
NOV 85 – JUL 87
6
LT COL O TELA (N/2519)
JUL 87 – OCT 90
7
LT COL JI MBANEFO (N/3103)
OCT 90 – JAN 92
8
COL JI MBANEFO (N/3103)
JAN 92 – APR 95
9
LT COL NE EKWALE (N/6030)
APR 95 – JUN 98
10
LT COL HI DASHWET (N/6199)
JUN 98 – SEP 01
11
LT COL G WULASHA (N/6645)
SEP 01 – JUN 02
12
COL JO LARTEY (N/6899)
JUN 02 – AUG 03
13
COL GO EDWIN (N/6892)
AUG 03 – AUG 04
14
LT COL LE NNAJIOFOR (N/7466)
AUG 04 – DEC 04
15
COL LE NNAJIOFOR (N/7466)
DEC 04 – JAN 06
16
COL BB ADEWINMBI (N/7554)
JAN 06 – NOV 06
17
LT COL JK TUKUR (N/8538)
NOV 06 – MAY 08

COMMANDER

18
LT COL JK TUKUR (N/8538)
MAY 08 – MAR 09
19
LT COL EA OBONA (N/9906)
MAR 09 – NOV 10
20
COL AB ADAMU (N/8960)
NOV 10 – OCT 12
21
COL BA TAIWO (N/8930)
OCT 12 – MAY 14
22
COL JA FARANSA (N/9457)
MAY 14 – JAN 15
23
COL OF OHUNYEYE (N/9314)
JAN 15 – JUL 16
24
COL MK JOKTAN (N/9425)
JUL 16 – SEP 17
25
BRIG GEN MK JOKTAN (N/9425)
SEP 17 – DEC 17
26
BRIG GEN PO SINTALI (N/9442)
DEC 17 – TILL DATE

COMMAND 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 – DEC 18
32
BRIG GEN PO SINTALI (N/9442)
DEC 18 – FEB 19
33
COL GS MOHAMMED
FEB 19 – OCT 20
34
BRIG GEN GS MOHAMMED
OCT 20 – TILL DATE


PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

Colonel GS Mohammed

BRIGADIER GENERAL
GS MOHAMMED

Commander Division Finance and Accounts

General Mohammed is the Commander of 82 Division Finance. He holds a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance. He is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.

BRIGADIER GENERAL GS MOHAMMED

General Mohammed is the Commander of 82 Division Finance. He holds a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance. He is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.

Colonel EG Adegbola

COLONEL
EG ADEGBOLA

Deputy Commander Division Finance and Accounts

Colonel Adegbola is the Deputy Commander of 82 Division Finance. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He holds a Masters Degree...

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COLONEL EG ADEGBOLA

Colonel Adegbola is the Deputy Commander of 82 Division Finance. He holds a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance. His academic qualifications are as follows:

  • A Higher National Diploma in Accounting.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Management.
  • A Masters of Science Degree in Business Management and Security & Strategic Administration.

  • He is a Fellow of the following professional bodies:
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.
  • Chartered Institute of Treasury Management.

Maj Andrew

MAJOR YU ANDREW

SOII Payments

He holds a Higher National Degree in Accounting. He is a Fellow and Member of the following professional bodies:
Nigerian Insitute of Management
Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.