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Babagana Monguno Biography

Babagana Monguno
Babagana Monguno

General Mohammed Babagana Monguno rtd. was the Chief of Defence Intelligence from July 2009 to September 2011; and the Commander of the Brigade of Guards from 2007 to 2009.

He was appointed National Security Adviser on the 13th of July, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari. Monguno has also previously served as the Chief of Logistics at the Nigerian Defence headquarters and later as Commandant of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).

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Babagana Monguno Profile

Before we continue, here’s a quick run down on Babagana Monguno’s biography and a few things you’d love to know about him:

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Full name: Babagana Monguno
Date of birth: 1957
Place of birth: Borno State
Nationality: Nigeria
State of origin: Spouse(s): Nafisah Munir
Children: Amir, Munnir, Samir
Occupation: Politician Net worth:

Babagana Monguno Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Not much is known about Babagana Monguno’s early life but he was born around 1957, in Borno State, Nigeria. Being a relative of Shettima Ali Monguno, a federal minister during the First Republic, he had an early exposure to the Nigerian politics.

Monguno had his secondary education at the prestigious  King’s College, Lagos before proceeding to the Nigerian Defence Academy. Monguno holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Masters in International Relations. He also holds a PhD in Architecture from the UK.

National Security Adviser

Monguno was appointed National Security Adviser on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.[9]

Career

Babagana Monguno has previously served as the Chief of Logistics at Defence Headquarters and later as Commander of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). Monguno was also a Commander, Guards Brigade, Deputy Commandant, National Defence College, and Chief of Defence Intelligence.

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After turning 56 in September 2013, Monguno voluntarily retired from from the Nigerian Army. Prior to his retirement, he was considered for Chief of Army Staff position. On July 13, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Monguno as the National Security Adviser. He succeeded Colonel Sambo Dasuki.

Personal Life

Babagana Monguno is married to the daughter of former Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey, Muhammad Lawal Munnir, Nafisah Munir and they have three children, Amir, Munnir, and Samir.

Babagana Monguno Net Worth

Babagana Monguno has handled several positions, from serving as the Chief of Logistics at Defense Headquarters to Commander of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command and even more.

His biography is however not yet available, but we promise to update this article as soon as we get a reliable information from a credible source. What more? Thanks a lot for reading along. Don’t forget to drop us a comment and share to your friends.

References

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  7. “New military structure as service chiefs take over”The Guardian Nigeria. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  8. Omonobi, Kingsley. “Retirement of Military Gens: Jonathan intervenes, cites security challenges for action”Vanguard Nigeria. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  9. “Buhari sacks service chiefs, appoints Babagana Monguno as new NSA chief”. newsverge.com. Archived from the original on 2015-07-14. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
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