Profile of Lt. General Abdulrahaman Dambazau – Interior Minister
Lt. General Abdulrahaman Dambazau was born in Kano State on 14th of March 1954.
He attended St. Theresa School, Barewa College, Zaria and the Nigeria Defence Academy. He obtained Masters and Doctorate Degrees from the Kent State University, U.S.A and University of Keele, United Kingdom in 1984 and 1989 respectively.
General Dambazau was commissioned into the Nigerian Army infantry in 1977 and rose through the ranks to become the Chief of Army Staff in 2009.
He is a recipient of the National Honour of Commander of the Federal Republic of (CFR) and the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM). Dr. Dambazau, who diligently served Nigeria as a Military Officer for 36 years in the Army, is a Fellow of many International institutes.