Chief of Defence Staff, Major General LEO Irabor Biography

Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor Biography

Major-General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor is a Nigerian army officer. He was appointed the Chief of Defence Staff by President Buhari. Major-General Lucky E.O Irabor was born on October 5th, 1965

Maj Gen LEO Irabor Profile

Name

Maj Gen LEO Irabor

Real Name

Maj Gen Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor

Date of Birth

October 5th, 1965

Age

55 years (2020)

State of Origin

Ika South, Delta State

Occupation

Army Officer

Rank

Major General

Religion

Christianity

Net Worth

Unknown

Educational Background

Major General Irabor studied Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University

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Irabor attended Ghana Armed Forces Staff College Ghana and the National Defence College Bangladesh.

Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor Education

He holds two Masters Degree from University of Ghana, Accra, and Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka. He is an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Programme, USA

Career

Maj. Gen. Irabor was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army after graduating from the Nigerian Defence Academy.

He was a Theatre Commander in the Operation Lafia Doyle in the North Easter part of Nigeria against Boko Haram and the Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force in the Lake Chad Basin Area.

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Prior to his appointment as the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen. Irabor was the Chief of Training and Operations, Defence headquarters.

Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor Career and Rank

Maj. Gen. Irabor was the Commander, Training and Doctrine Command of the Nigerian Army, TRADOC, Minna and a member of the RC 34.

As the Chief of Defence, Training and Operations at the Defence, he supervised training and operations in the Armed Forces of Nigeria under the direction of the Chief of Defence Staff.

He served as the Chairman Assembly of First Nations (AFN) on Covid-19.

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In January 2021, Maj. Gen. Irabor was appointed the Chief of Defence Staff by President Buhari.

Personal life

Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor wife and children

Maj. Gen. Irabor is married with children.

DISCLAIMER: The above information is sourced from various websites/media reports. The website does not guarantee a 100 per cent accuracy of the figures
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