Welcome to TRADOC FINANCE OFFICE


INTRODUCTION


At inception, the head of Tradoc Finance was referred to as the Assistant Director Finance And Accounts (ADAFA). The ADAFA 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 ADAFA was in charge of Tradoc Finance, thereafter, the head ... of the Division Finance was changed to Staff Officer Grade 1 Finance (SO1 Finance). The name SO1 Finance was changed to Staff Officer Grade 1 G8 Cell (SO1 G8), which subsequently was changed to Assistant Director Finance and Accounts (ADFA). However, with the implementation of the Continental General Staff System (CGSS) by the corps in 2008, the name was changed to Commander Tradoc Finance and Accounts (CTFA). This is the appointment of the head of Tradoc Finance till date. The chronology shows the various ADAFA, SO1 Finance, SO 1 G8, ADFA’s and Commanders’ of Tradoc 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 actively ... in all Tradoc’s training exercises/sporting activities and other activities within Tradoc 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 Tradoc Finance is closely related to the history of Tradoc Minna, Nigerian Army which established its Headquarters at Minna where it is up to date. Tradoc Finance came to effect therefore, with the formation of Tradoc Minna, Nigerian Army.

CHRONOLOGY OF COMMAND

S/N
NAME
YEAR
1
MAJ IO ABE(N/2515)
MAY 82 – JUL 83
2
LT COL JA OMOSEBI (N/1486)
AUG 83 – FEB 86
3
LT COL EO ONWUDIWE (N/2524)
FEB 86 – DEC 87
4
LT COL VD LOT(N/2517)
AUG 88 – DEC 90
5
LT COL FW OGBEYI (N/3104)
JAN 91 – FEB 91
6
MAJ EM ADEGOKE (N/6508)
FEB 91 – AUG 92
7
MAJ AC MEZUE(N/5941)
AUG 92 – DEC 94
8
LT COL AC MEZUE (N/5941)
DEC 94 – APR 95
9
MAJ BJ AKEWUKEREKE (N/7391)
APR 95 – APR 97
10
MAJ SA ADEJO(N/7546)
APR 97 – JUL 98
11
MAJ SI ABIKIWI (N/7461)
JUL 98 – DEC 98
12
LT COL SI ABIKIWI (N/7461)
DEC 98 – JAN 99

STAFF OFFICER GRADE 1 FINANCE (SO1 FINANCE)

1
MAJ SJ IFON (N/8863)
JAN 99 – SEP 01
2
MAJ JK TUKUR (N/8538)
SEP 01 – JUL 03
3
MAJ BA TAIWO (N/8930)
JUL 03 – JAN 04
4
LT COL BA TAIWO (N/8930)
JAN 04 – SEP 04
5
LT COL BO MOSAKU (N/7503)
SEP 04 – APR 05
6
LT COL PY AWUSA (N/9006)
APR 05 – NOV 06

STAFF OFFICER GRADE 1 G8 CELL (SO1 G8)

1
LT COL PA BABA (N/8591)
NOV 06 – MAR 07
2
LT COL YK MUSA (N/9602)
MAR 07 – FEB 09
3
LT COL IE ITUEN (N/8497)
FEB 09 – DEC 10
4
COL IE ITUEN (N/8497)
DEC 10 – MAY 11
5
COL CU AKAGU (N/8884)
MAY 11 – AUG 11

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS (ADFA)

1
LT COL EA BOYI (N/8596)
AUG 11 – MAY 12

COMMANDER TRADOC FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS (CTFA)

1
COL J MOHAMMED (N/9752)
MAY 12 – MAR 14
2
LT COL A LAWAL (N/9489)
APR 14 – JAN 15
3
COL JS SURA (N/9586)
JAN 15 – JAN 18
4
COL IZ OHIAKA (N/8717)
JAN 18 – APRL 19
5
COL MA KITCHENER (N/10479)
APR 19 – TILL DATE

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

COLONEL MA KITCHENER

COLONEL MA KITCHENER

Commander Tradoc Finance And Accounts

He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting.

COLONEL MA KITCHENER

He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting.

CAPTAIN JOHN ACHEME

CAPTAIN JOHN ACHEME

SOII Payments

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).