Shittu Alao (born 1937) was Nigerian Air Force's Chief of the Air Staff from 1967 to 1969.[1] Lieutenant Colonel Shittu was the fourth Commander of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the second indigenous officer to hold the post.

Shittu Alao
Chief of Air Staff, Nigerian Air Force
In office
August 1967 – October 1969
Preceded byGeorge T Kurubo
Succeeded byEmmanuel E Ikwue
Personal details
Born1937
Dorowa babuje, Plateau State, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian

He died on October 15, 1969, in an air crash at Uzebba, about 50 miles northwest of Benin. He was aged 32 and he was alone in the plane. Two days later, in Lagos, he was buried with full military honours.

Emmanuel E Ikwue was announced as his replacement on December 18, 1969.

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