- Major General Abubakar Sadiq Ndalolo (N/9704) FSS, MSS, DSS, mni, psc+, psc(j) plsc, MA, PhD was born on 30 September 1970 at Lokoja Kogi State. He hails from Pategi Local Government Area in Kwara State. The Senior officer attended St Louis Primary School Kano (1974 – 1981), Nigerian Military School Zaria (1981 – 1986), Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna (1987 – 1993), University of Calabar (1998 – 2000), Kings College London, JSCSC Shirvenam (2008 – 2009), Harvard Kenedy School (2020) and Kings College London Phd programme (2020 – 2023). He attended military and civilian courses which include Young Officers Course Infantry at Jaji (1994), Military Police Officers Basic Course at Basawa Zaria (1995), Police Administration and Security Management Course at Basawa (Best Commandant’s paper award 2000) and Junior Staff Course at Jaji Kaduna (Best Student Award 2001). Other courses he attended are Logistics Staff Course at Nigeria Army College of Logistics Lagos (Best Student Award 2004), Disaster/Emergency Management Course run by Bournemouth University (2005), Senior Staff Course at Jaji Kaduna (2004 – 2005), Advance Staff Course at JSCSC Shirvenham London (2008 – 2009), Military Police Advance Course at Basawa Zaria (Best Student Award 2010), Senior Executive Course at National Institute of Policy & Strategic Studies Kuru (2015), UK Strategic Communication Course (2017), Joint Operations Planning Course (UK JFC 2017), International Military Course on the Law of Armed Conflict Sanremo Italy (2017), National and International Security Course at Harvard Kennedy School (2020) and Senior Executive Seminar on International Security at George Marshall Center Garmisch Partenkirchen (2022). He obtained BSc (Hons) Geography (NDA Kaduna 1993), Masters Public Administration (University of Calabar 1998), Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership United Kingdom Chartered Management Institute (2008), Masters Defence Studies (Kings College London 2009), Post Graduate Diploma Strategic Management (United Kingdom Chartered Management Institute 2009) Member National Institute (NIPSS Kuru 2015) and PhD Leadership and Security (Kings College London, 2023).
The Senior officer has held several appointments which include Commander 13 Brigade Provost, Operation HARMONY IV, Military Observer, MINURSO Western Sahara, Commander Military Police Combat Task Group in Operation BOYONA and Commander 7 Division Provost Group in Operation ZAMAN LAFIYA. Major General Ndalolo was also the Nigerian Defence Adviser to the United Kingdom, Director Training at Army Headquarters and the Principal General Staff officer to the National Security Adviser. His decorations and awards include Forces Service Star (FSS), Meritorious Service Star (MSS), Distinguished Service Star (DSS), General Operations Medal (GOP), Field Command Medal (FCM), Command Medal (CM), Passed staff course (psc ‘+’), Passed logistics staff course (plsc), Passed UK joint staff course (psc’j’) and Member of the national institute (mni).
He is currently Executive Director Consult at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre. He is happily married and bless with kids. He enjoys reading, lecturing, travelling and networking.