WG CDR MU ALIYU (NAF/2533)

Commandant Air Force Military School Jos, Fss Mss psc PGDE MIADS AMNIM

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Biography

Wing Commander Maigari Umar Aliyu was born on 25 November 1969 at Sabongari, Kauranamoda. He hails from Kauranamoda local government area (LGA) of Zamfara State. He was enlisted into the Nigerian Air force (NAF) as a member of Direct Short Service Course (DSSC 12) on 15 March 2001 and was commissioned flying officer on 17 November 2001. He was promoted to the rank of Wing Commander on 17 May 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language with Second Class Upper Division from the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto and Masters in International Affairs and Defence Studies (MIADS) from the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy in 2012. He has Post-graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from the National Open University in 2006.

He is happily married and blessed with 4 children: 2 boys and 2 girls.

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

    The snr offr attended the following institutions:

  • Sabongari Model Primary School (1975 - 1980).
  • Air Force Military School Jos (1980 - 1985).
  • Usman Danfodio University Sokoto (1992 - 1997) BA Hons French Second Class Upper Division.
  • Centre International de La Langue Francaise et Recherche, Rochefort, France (2003) - Diplome D’expression de La Langue Francaise, Diplome Approndi de La Langue Francaise (DELF/DALF).
  • National Open University, Maiduguri Centre - PGDE (2005 - 2007).
  • Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji – Masters in International Affairs and Defence Studies (MIADS) with NDA.
  • Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre, Accra Ghana - 2014.
  • Centre for International Peace and Stability, University of Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, - 2015

MILITARY COURSES ATTENDED

    The snr offr has attended the following military courses, among several others:

  • Young Officers’ Course (YOC1/2005) at 325 GTG now MTC.
  • Junior Staff Course (JC66/2008) at AFCSC Jaji, Kaduna.
  • Senior Staff Course (SC35/2012) at AFCSC Jaji, Kaduna.
  • Campaign Planning Course at Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana (KAIPTC2/2014).
  • United Nations Staff Officers’ Course (UNSOC 10/2015) at Centre for International Peace and Stability, University of Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

APPOINTMENTS HELD

Year Apointment
2001-2003 Sqn Comd, Air Force Military School Jos
2003-2004 Admin Offr, General Academic School, 320 TTG now AFIT
2005-2007 Base Education Offr, 79, now 105 CG Maiduguri
2007-2010 Admin Offr, Air Force Military School, Jos
2010-2012 Base Education Offr, NAF Base, Shasha
2013-2014 Base Education Offr, NAF Base, Makurdi
2014-2015 Instructor/Staff Offr II Coord, NDA Kaduna
2014-2016 Staff Offr grade I Conference, HQ NAF COPP
2016-2017 Staff Officer grade I Coord, HQ NAF, CAS Office
2017-Till date Comdt, AFMS Jos

Hobbies

Wg Cdr MU Aliyu loves reading, travelling, swimming, observing nature and playing volleyball, tennis and hockey.