ABIODUN ROLE Rtd. FSS, MSS, DSS, GSS, fdc+

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Major General Kamourdeen Abiodun Role was born on 10th August 1954 at Epe. He had his primary education at Moslem School, Etitale and secondary at Ijebu Muslim College, Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State where he completed in 1971. He was admitted to the Nigerian Defence Academy on 30th December 1974 as an Officer Cadet of Regular 17 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 18th June 1977. Thereafter, he had a distinguished and honourable career spanning 36 years in the Nigerian Army. His civil qualifications include Bachelor of Arts (Special Honours) in Political Science, Bachelor of Science (Special Honours) in Law Enforcement & Master of Public Administration from Jacksonville State University, Alabama, USA. He also holds Master of Science in International Affairs and Diplomacy, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Master of Science in Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan. He also holds a Diploma in French Language. He is an Alumnus of Lagos Business School where he attended the Business Owner Manager Program and Said Business School Oxford, UK where he also attended the Executive Program in Strategic Leadership. For his post-cadet military training, he attended United States Army Military Police School, Anniston, Alabama for his Military Police Officer Basic Course, and Nigerian Army School of Infantry Jaji for his Young Officers�, Company, and Battalion Commanders� Courses. He also attended Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji for his Junior Staff Course and Ecole Superieur de Guerre Inter-Armees (French War College) Paris, France for his Senior Staff Course. He attended the prestigious National Defence College, Abuja for his Higher Defence Studies. At a point in his career, precisely between 1996 � 1999, MajGen Role was Nigeria�s Defence Adviser accredited to 12 countries in the East and Southern Africa. He was a Chief Instructor at various times in Special Warfare and Tactics Wings and later appointed Colonel General Staff at the Infantry Centre and School Jaji to plan, develop and coordinate the training programs. He rose to become the Deputy Commandant and Director of Studies at the National Defence College, Abuja. He commanded the Army Headquarters Garrison, Abuja and was later the General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army in charge of defence and security of the North West and North Central States of Nigeria, and from where he retired honourably on 30th December 2010.