Nigera Former Chief Of Army Staff Mohammed Wushishi
The Former Chief of Army Staff, General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi, has passed away Aged 81.
Nigera Former Chief Of Army Staff Mohammed Wushishi
According to a family source, General Wushishi died at a London Hospital after a brief illness.
WUSHISHI BIO:
Wushishi (born January 01,1940) hails from Wushishi LGA of Niger State.
EDUCATION:
Wushishi Junior Primary School, 1947-50;
Paiko Junior Primary School, 1951-52;
Minna Senior Primary School, 1953- 54;
Bida Provincial Secondary School, 1955-60;
CAREER:
Mons Officer Cadet School, Aldershot, United Kingdom, 1961-62; Nigerian Military Training College, 1963;
Staff College, Camberly, United Kingdom, 1972;
US Army War College, 1978-79.
Nigerian Army, 1961; Regular Officer, 1962;
Second Lieutenant, 1961;
Platoon Commander, 1962-64;
Battalion Adjutant, 1964-66;
Company Commander, March- August 1966;
Battalion Commander, 1967-68;
Brigade Major, February- May 1968;
Brigade Commander, May-August 1968;
Divisional Adjutant General, 1968-69;
Sector Commander, 1969-71;
Deputy Commander, School of Infantry, 1972-75;
Federal Commissioner for Industries, 1975-76;
General Officer Commanding, 4 Infantry Div., Nigerian Army, 1976;
Commandant, Staff College, Jaji, Dec. 1979;
Chief of Army Staff, October, 1981;
Lieutenant-General/retired from the Nigerian Army, 1981-1983;
HONOURS/AWARDS:
Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic- 1981
Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger – 1987
Republic Medal;
Nigerian Crisis Medal;
Defence Service Medal;
National Service Medal,
UN Medal for Service in the Congo, 1961.