David Akpode Ejoor
|Chief of Army Staff|
January 1971 – July 1975
|Preceded by||Hassan Katsina|
|Succeeded by||Theophilus Danjuma|
|Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy|
January 1969 – January 1971
|Preceded by||Brig M.R. Varma|
|Succeeded by||Maj-Gen. R.A. Adebayo|
|Governor of Mid-Western Region|
January 1966 – August 1967
|Preceded by||Dennis Osadebay|
|Succeeded by||Albert Okonkwo|
|Born||10 January 1932|
Ovu, Bendel State
(now Delta State, Nigeria)
|Died||10 February 2019 (aged 87)|
He was the first Nigerian Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy and was once administrator of the now-defunct Mid-Western Region. 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. Ejoor died in Lagos on 10 February 2019. He was 87.
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