Babagana Monguno

Mohammed Babagana Monguno is a retired Nigerian military general and current National Security Adviser. He was the Chief of Defence Intelligence from July 2009 to September 2011; and the Commander of the Brigade of Guards from 2007 to 2009. [1]

Mohammed Babagana Monguno
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Monguno during the Munich Security Conference 2018
National Security Adviser
Assumed office
July 13, 2015
PresidentMuhammadu Buhari
Preceded bySambo Dasuki
Chief of Defence Intelligence
In office
July 2009 – September 2011
Preceded byMohammed Said
Succeeded byMaj-Gen S.Y. Audu
Commander of the Brigade of Guards
In office
August 2007 – January 2009
Succeeded byBrig-Gen. A.S. Mustapha
Personal details
Alma materKing's College, Lagos
Nigerian Defence Academy
Military service
Allegiance Nigeria
Branch/serviceFlag of the Nigerian Army Headquarters.svg Nigerian Army
Years of service1977 - 2013
RankMajor General

Early life and educationEdit

Babagana Mohammed Monguno is from Borno State,

Monguno was educated at King's College, Lagos.[2] He then proceeded to the Nigerian Defence Academy was an officer cadet in the 21st Regular Course with other officers such as Alex Sabundu Badeh and Emeka Onwuamaegbu.[3][4]

Military careerEdit

Monguno previously served as the Chief of Logistics at Defence Headquarters and later as Commander of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).[5]

Monguno also served as Commander, Guards Brigade, Deputy Commandant, National Defence College, and Chief of Defence Intelligence.[2] Prior to his retirement from the Nigerian army he was considered for Chief of Army Staff position.[6]

Monguno voluntarily retired from the Nigerian Army in September 2013 after turning 56, the age ceiling for Major General in the Nigerian army.[7][8]

National Security AdviserEdit

Monguno was appointed National Security Adviser on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Buhari sacks service chiefs, appoints Babagana Monguno as new NSA chief". newsverge.com. Archived from the original on 2015-07-14. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
  2. ^ a b "5 facts you should know about acting NSA, Babagana Monguno". City People. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Buhari appoints new CDS, service chiefs". The Sun Nigeria. Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  4. ^ Omoigui, Nowa. "Sept. 26, 1992: C-130 Memorial Wall of Names: In Memory of Departed 21st Regular Combatant Course Officers". Gamji. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Buhari appoints new Service Chiefs". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
  6. ^ "Jonathan Shops for new Army Chief". Peoples Daily. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
  7. ^ "New military structure as service chiefs take over". The Guardian Nigeria. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  8. ^ Omonobi, Kingsley. "Retirement of Military Gens: Jonathan intervenes, cites security challenges for action". Vanguard Nigeria. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Buhari sacks service chiefs, appoints Babagana Monguno as new NSA chief". newsverge.com. Archived from the original on 2015-07-14. Retrieved 2015-07-13.