Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has appointed retired Brigadier Normal Abdullahi Sabi Ishaq as Particular Adviser on Safety Affairs.
Zulum’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, made the announcement in a press release Thursday evening.
The indigene of Kwara State was born in Ilesha on January 13, 1965.
Ishaq retired from the Nigerian Military on January 10, 2021, after 35 years of service. His final posting was Coordinator of the Nigeria Police part of Operation Lafiya Dole from December 2018 to January 2021.
He was Commander of 8 Provost Group of the Military in Monguno from February 2016 to February 2018.
Earlier than his switch to Borno in 2016, Ishaq was Director of Commonplace and Analysis on the Military headquarters in Abuja; Chief Teacher of Military College of Army Police in Zaria, and later Particular Investigation Bureau in Apapa, Lagos.
He served on the Military Corps of Army Police, Abuja; UN Mission to Sierra Leone; UN mission to Liberia; 1 Provost Group of Military in Kaduna; Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, as Firm Commander; 2 Provost Firm, Ibadan, as Platoon Commander.
Gusau mentioned Ishaq was a recipient of army medals together with a power service star, meritorious service star, and distinguished service star. He acquired medals from Operation Lafiya Dole and the United Nations.
The retired Normal holds a Grasp’s Diploma in legislation and enforcement of legal justice from Ahmadu Bello College, Zaria, and Bachelor’s Diploma in Sociology from College of Jos.
He attended Kwara State Faculty of Expertise, Baptist Grammar College in Okuta, Kwara, and Zonal Schooling College Board in Ilesha, additionally in Kwara.
“Normal Ishaq will likely be coming with big operational expertise, relationship with serving army heads, different safety businesses concerned within the combat towards Boko Haram, and understanding of Borno communities, individuals and tradition”, Gusau added.