Brigadier General Abimbola Ahmed Yussuph was born on 4 August 1968 to the family of late Mr Abdullahi Adigun and Mrs Sidikat Ayoka Yussuph. He had his primary education at St Isaac Elementary School and Abimbola Gibson Memorial School from 1972 to 1979. Thereafter, he proceeded to Ansar Ud Deen Grammar School where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WASCE) in 1984. He later obtained Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech Hons) in Meteorology from the Federal University of Technology (FUTA) in 1990. Brig Gen AA Yussuph proceeded to the Nigerian Defence Academy and was commissioned Lieutenant on 4 Jan 03 and was posted to the Nigerian Army Signals Corps.
Courses Attended Locally and Internationally
Young Officers Course Infantry
Young Officers Ccourse Signals
Signal Officers Engineering Course
Computer Course Officers
Intensive French Course, French Village Badagry
Junior Staff Course at AFCSC Jaji
VSAT System Training in Atlanta, USA
Logistic Staff Course Lagos
Signals Squadron Commanders Course
Brig Gen Abimbola Yussuph held the following appointments:
Instructor Nigerian Army Signals School from 1994 to 1995.
Staff Officer Grade 2 “Q” in 51 Division Signals Kaduna from 1995 to 1997.
Officer Commanding COMCEN in 510 Signal Regiment Kaduna from 1997 to 1999.
Officer Commanding Maintenance Squadron in Kaduna from 1999 to 2000.
2IC Guards Brigade Signals in Abuja from 2001 to 2003.
Ag Chief Instructor Technical and Systems Wing in NASS from 2003 to 2004.
Officer Commanding COMCEN “A” Squadron in Army HQ from 2004 to 2005.
Staff Officer Grade 1 G3 in 51 Div Signals from 2006 to 2008.
Staff Officer Grade 1 Systems in HQ Nigerian Army Signals from 2010 to 2012.
Staff Officer Grade 1 Technical in National Defence College from 2012 to 2014.
Assistant Director ICT in DHQ from 2014 to 2019.
Ag Director ICTD in Nigerian Army Signals School
Currently the Deputy Director Strategic Application/Network Operations in Defence Space Administration
MONUC, Democratic Republic of Congo as a Staff Office J6.
UNMIS, South Sudan as a MILOB where he was appointed as the UNMO Coordinator Sector2, Wau.
Member American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).
Member Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN).
Forces Service Star (FSS).
Meritorious Service Star (MSS).
Distinguished Service Star (DSS).
Brig Gen Abimbola Yussuph is married and blessed with children.
His hobbies include reading, playing squash, walking and listening to good music.