Air Vice Marshal Gregory Agboneni (born 30 August 1948)[1] is a former Nigerian soldier and military administrator of Adamawa and Cross River states.[2]

Gregory Agboneni
Administrator of Adamawa State
In office
9 December 1993 – 14 September 1994
Preceded byAbubakar Saleh Michika
Succeeded byMustapha Ismail
Administrator of Cross River State
In office
14 September 1994 – 22 August 1996
Preceded byIbrahim Kefas
Succeeded byUmar Farouk Ahmed
Personal details
Born (1948-08-30) 30 August 1948 (age 75)

Biography edit

Agboneni attended US Air Force Pilot Training as a foreign student in 1971–1972, after which he served as a soldier and fighter pilot for the Nigerian Air Force. Furing the military regime of Head of State General Sani Abacha Agboneni was appointed as Military Administrator of Adamawa State, an office in which he served between December 1993 and September 1994, and of Cross River State, where he served between September 1994 and August 1996.[3] He was also the Commander of the Order of the Niger.

AVM Gregory has a degree in Aeronautics and masters in strategic studies. He is also a winner of the British R.A.F Andover Award.[citation needed]

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References edit

  1. ^ Fejokwu, L.C. (1995). Nigeria, the Military & Political Leadership: A Compendium on the Socio-economic & Development Dynamics. Polcom Press. Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  2. ^ Nigerian States Rulers
  3. ^ "Nigerian States". WorldStatesmen. Retrieved 2010-01-01.