David Ejoor

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Major-General David Akpode Ejoor
Chief of Army Staff
In office
January 1971 – July 1975
Preceded by Hassan Katsina
Succeeded by Theophilus Danjuma
Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy
In office
January 1969 – January 1971
Preceded by Brig M.R. Varma
Succeeded by Maj-Gen. R.A. Adebayo
Governor of Mid-Western Region
In office
January 1966 – August 1967
Preceded by Dennis Osadebay
Succeeded by Albert Okonkwo
Personal details
Born (1932-01-10) 10 January 1932 (age 85)[1]
Ovu, defunct Bendel State(now Delta State), Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Political party None (military)
Military service
Service/branch Flag of the Nigerian Army Headquarters.svg Nigerian Army
Rank Major General

Major-General David Akpode Ejoor rcds psc (born 10 January 1932) is a retired Nigerian Army officer who served as Chief of Army Staff (COAS). He is the first Nigerian Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy and was once governor of the now-defunct Mid-Western Region.[2] David Ejoor was the governor of the Mid-Western State of Nigeria, during the Biafra Civil War. He then served as Chief of Army Staff from January 1971 to July 1975.



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