Photos: First Northern Female General In Nigerian Navy Decorated


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It was an epoch-making event on Monday when the Nigerian Navy decorated Captain Jamila Malafa with the rank of Commodore, the equivalent of a Brigadier General In the Army.

With her elevation, Malafa, who was born in 1965 in Gombi LGA of Adamawa state, becomes the first female of Northern extraction to become a one-star general in the navy.

Having joined the navy in 1988, she was promoted to the rank of midshipman in 1990.

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  1. Ezekiel says

    Herald something must be wrong with this your reporter John, is she not a Nigerian that deserved the rank?

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