Isaac Alfa

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Isaac Alfa
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Isaac Alfa
Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Kogi East
In office
July, 2016 – January, 2017
Preceded byEmmanuel Dangana Ocheja
Succeeded byAtai Usman
Chief of Air Staff
In office
1999–2001
Preceded byNsikak-Abasi Essien Eduok
Succeeded byJonah Wuyep
Personal details
Born
Isaac Muhammed Alfa

(1950-09-15)September 15, 1950
Inye, Kogi Nigeria
Political partyPeople Democratic Party
ResidenceAbuja
Kogi
ProfessionPolitician
Websiteisaacalfa.com
Military service
Nickname(s)"Air Warrior"
Allegiance Nigeria
Branch/serviceNAF LOGO.jpg Nigerian Air Force
RankAir Marshal
CommandsChief of the Air Staff

Isaac Mohammed Alfa (born 15 September 1950 in Inye, Kogi State, Nigeria) is a retired Nigerian Air Force Air Marshal, former Chief of Air Staff,[1] and Senator from Kogi State.

In 2003 he contested the governorship of Kogi State. In July 2016, he was elected to the Senate of Nigeria, for the Nigerian National Assembly delegation from Kogi.[2] However on January 10 2007 an Appeal court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria sacked Alfa unjustly and replaced him with Atai Aidoko Ali as a senator representing Kogi East Senatorial. However after a successful court case Isaac Alfa returned to the senatorial role after Aidoko was denied by the supreme court[3][4].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NAF Former Chief of Air Staffs". Nigerian Air Force. Archived from the original on July 2, 2014.
  2. ^ "Isaac Alfa Wins Kogi East Senatorial Rerun Election". Channels TV. 24 July 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  3. ^ Admin. "Aidoko replaces Isaac Alfa as Kogi-East Senator". Eu reporters. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  4. ^ Tvcn. "Aidoko replaces Isaac Alfa as Kogi-East Senator". TVC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.