Biography Of Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin ? Chief of Defence Staff

Biography Of Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin ? Chief of Defence Staff

Biography Of Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin
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Maj.-Gen. Olonisakin is an indigene of Ekiti State Ekiti State.

Before his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff , Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin was the Head of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command in
Minna, Niger State.

Olonisakin was highly committed in the development and productivity of the Nigerian Army. The quotes below were attributed to him by in May 1015:  

?The Army is desirous of developing indigenous technology that would sustain personnel, equipment and operational needs, especially in the face of the current asymmetrical security challenge in the country.

?Your deliberation could consider the need for self-reliance in the production and modification of fast moving military equipment and stores. Moreover, in line with the NA R&D strategic plan, the conference should among other things deliberate on existing NA R&D policy with a view to adding value and perfecting a methodology for its smooth implementation.

?The importance of research and development in the NA needs no emphasis as you deliberate widely in the conference, I implore you consider contemporary events of military interest and possibly articulate an integrated matrix where other agencies and stakeholders could be fully involved in subsequent NA R&D programmes for mutual benefits,? - See more at:

As the Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Abayomi is expected to be reporting  to the commander-in-Chief with administrative supervision of the Honourable Minister of Defence. It is the duty and responsibility of the Chief Of Defence Staff to formulate and execute policies, programmes towards the highest attainment of National Security and operational competence of the Armed Forces namely; the Army, Navy and Air Force. The Chief Of Defence Staff is assisted by the Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Force Staff

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