Biography Of Gboribiogha John Jonah

NAME: Gboribiogha John Jonah

DATE OF BIRTH: March 6, 1954

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Nembe, Nigeria

MARRIED TO: Seleipre

CHILDREN: Opuene, Aboye, Tonye, Daukoru and Lelegite

OCCUPATION:   Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State

EDUCATION: St Luke’s primary School Nembe, 1959-1965, and Nembe National Grammar School Nembe, 1969-1973, Nigerian Defence Academy Course 16 in June 1974 as a Naval cadet. and others


ACHIEVEMENTS: Assistant Engineering Officer, NNS ARADU 1982-1984; Gas Turbine Training Officer, NNTTC PH 1984-1985; Marine Engineering Officer, NNS EKUN 1985/86; SQN Engineering Officer, MCMV Sqn 1986-1990; Fleet Support Maintenance Officer, FSG EAST 1990/91; DS, AFCSC Jaji 1992/94; Chief Delegate, NNS LANA Refit at Snake Island 1995/95; DS, GAFCSC Teshie, Ghana 1995/97; D’ Project, NHQ 1997/1998; Commander, FSG (W) 1998/2001; D’ Maintenance, FMC HQ 2001/2002; General Manager Production, Nigerian Naval Dockyard 2003; DS, National War College 2003/04 and Director of Academic Research and Analytical Support at the same College 2004/05. He was also Chief of Naval Engineering at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. His last appointment before voluntarily retiring from the Service was the commandant, National Defence College Abuja.

HONORS AND AWARDS: Distinguished Service Star (DSS) in 2001

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