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Headquarters 1 Division

I divisionHeadquarters 1 Division Nigerian Army is located in Kaduna. 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.    
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Rank
Name
Awards/Decorations
Period of Command
1. Col M Shuwa JSS 30 Aug 67-20 Sep 69
2. Brig ID Bisalla Psc 24 Sep 69-14 Dec 73
3. Brig IB Haruna JSS 15 Dec 73-31 Jul 75
4. Maj Gen IA Akinrinade Psc 01 Aug 75-04 Jan 78
5. Brig DY Balli Psc 05 Jan 78-01 Sep 78
6. Brig PA Eromobor . 01 Sep 78-04 Sep 79
7. Maj Gen GA Innih . 02 Oct 79-16 Apr 80
8. Maj Gen DN Jemibewon JSS psc mni 09 Jan 80-01 Nov 81
9. Maj Gen AD Aduloju FSS psc mni 01/11/ 81-29 Aug 83
10. Maj Gen HA Hananiya FSS psc mni 30 Aug 83- 09 Jan 84
11. Brig JO Oni FSS psc mni 09 Jan 84-16 Sep 85
12. Maj Gen PI Adomokhai FSS psc mni 16 Sep 85-12 Oct 88
13. Maj Gen MS Sami FSS psc mni 25 Oct 88-17 Jan 90
14. Maj Gen IOS Nwachukwu GCMG psc mni LLD 17 Jan 90-03 Sep 90
15. Maj Gen AA Abubakar FSS psc mni 03 Sep 90-01 Nov 91
16. Brig Gen AM Daku FSS psc mni 25 Nov 91-18 Jan 93
17. Brig Gen JN Shagaya FSS NSS psc rcds 18 Jan 93-20 Sep 93
18. Brig Gen MC Ali GRG(H) FSS MSS psc (+) ndc Msc 20 Sep 93-06 Dec 93
19. Brig Gen AJ Kazir FSS MSS psc (+) uswc 06 Dec 93-22 Sep 94
20. Brig Gen AA Abdullahi DSS psc (+) rcds mni 22 Sep 94-22 Apr 96
21. Brig Gen MO Sule DSS psc mni 22 Apr 96-01 Jul 96
22. Maj Gen MO Sule DSS psc mni 01 Jul 96-16 Dec 96
23. Maj Gen AS Mukhtar FSS MSS psc (+) LLB (Hons) BLmni 16 Dec 96-10 Jun 99
24. Maj Gen AO Ogomudia DSS MSS Fss psc (+) fwc Msc Con 19 Jul 99-24 Apr 01
25. Brig Gen DRA Ndefo FSS MSS DSS psc (+) fwc 30/05/ 01-29 Dec 01
26. Maj Gen DRA Ndefo FSS MSS DSS psc (+) fwc 30 Dec 01-Aug 02
27. Maj Gen SA Asemota DSS psc (+) fwc MSc Aug 02-7 Jan 05
28. Maj Gen OA Azazi DSS psc (+) fwc 17 Jan 05-09 Jul 06
29. Maj Gen LO Jokotola . 10 Jul 06 - 2007
30 Maj Gen MB Obi
31 Maj Gen KA Role 2008 - 2010
32 Maj Gen Shoboiki 2010 - 2012
33 Maj Gen GA Wahab 2012 - 2014
34 Maj Gen KC Osuji 2014 -2015
35 Maj Gen A Oyebade

2015 Till date

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