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Babagana Monguno is a Nigerian military officer who has served in various capacities in the Nigerian Army. He is currently the National Security Adviser to the President of Nigeria, a position he has held since July 2015.
Early Life and Education
Babagana Monguno was born on 14 December 1953 in Monguno, Borno State, Nigeria. He attended the Nigerian Military School, Zaria, and later the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, where he was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1977.
Babagana Monguno has had a distinguished military career, serving in various capacities in the Nigerian Army. He has held several command and staff appointments, including Commanding Officer, 234 Battalion, Operation Harmony, Liberia; Military Secretary, Army Headquarters, Abuja; and Chief of Defence Intelligence, Defence Headquarters, Abuja.
He was also the Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in 2013, a regional military force comprising troops from Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, which was established to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin region.
Babagana Monguno is married and has children. He is known to be a private person and keeps his personal life away from the public eye.
Babagana Monguno’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. In Nigerian Naira, his net worth is approximately ₦400 million. In Canadian dollars, it is around CAD 1.3 million, while in Ghanaian cedi, it is around GHS 5.8 million. In Kenyan shillings, it is around KES 109 million, while in South African rand, it is around ZAR 14 million. In Ugandan shillings, it is around UGX 3.7 billion, and in Indian rupees, it is around INR 73 crore.
Awards and Honours
Babagana Monguno has received several awards and honours in recognition of his service to Nigeria. Some of these include:
|Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON)||2014|
|Defence Service Medal||1992|
|United Nations Medal for Peacekeeping||1993|
|Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group Medal||1994|
Babagana Monguno’s dedication to service and his contributions to the Nigerian military have earned him a reputation as one of the country’s most respected military officers.
For more information about Babagana Monguno, you can visit his Wikipedia page.