|Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas|
|Chief of Naval Staff|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Adm. U.O. Jibrin|
|Born||27 September 1960 (age 61)|
Nko, Cross River State, Nigeria
|Years of service||1979 - present|
|Unit||Chief of Naval Staff|
|Commands||Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command |
Chief Staff Officer, Naval Training Command
Background & education
Admiral Ibas is from Nko in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. He enlisted into the Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of the 26th Regular Course in 1979 and was commissioned as a Sub-Lieutenant in 1983. Other officers in Course 26 include the current Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin.
Until his appointment as CNS, Ibas was the Chief Executive Officer of Navy Holdings Limited. His previous appointments include: Naval Provost Marshal, Chief Staff Officer, Naval Training Command, Chief of Administration, Naval Headquarters, Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command and Chief of Logistics, Naval Headquarters.
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