For his probity, diligence and fiscal discipline in the management of financial resources in the Nigerian Airforce,Air Vice Marshall Clement Agada Ogbeche who is the Chief of Accounts and Budgets of the Nigerian Airforce will be conferred with the Kyari Dikwa Excellence Award in Public Financial Management at the Northeast Star/OurNigeria awards.
Air Vice Marshal Ogbeche was the acting Chief of Accounts and Budget (CAB) until his confirmation in Feb 2016. Prior to his appointment as Chief of Accounts and Budgets, he was the Director of Finance at both the Headquarters Nigerian Air Force and Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji Nigeria. It is good to bring to the attention of Nigerians that AVM Ogbeche discharged his professional duties as Director of Inspection, 103 Pay and Account Group Lagos; Managing Director, Nigerian Air Force Investment Limited, Abuja; and Deputy Director of Procurement at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja with impeccable record.
A highly trained public financial management guru,AVM Ogbeche is a member of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN) and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He holds BSc degree in Economics and Masters Degree in Business Administration.
AVMOgbeche enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force on 23 September 1984 as a member of Nigerian Defence Academy Regular Course 36.
AVM Obgeche is indeed an exemplary officer whose character and track record is worthy of emulation to young officers in the Nigerian Airforce. According to Mr. Lazarus Balami of OurNigeria awards, AVM Ogbeche is a rare breed and a highly skilled accountant cum officer. “The man is a Good fearing man and you could sense that the moment you come into contact with him for the first time. He is an embodiment of integrity, humility and hard work. This is a man this country needs to celebrate. He is a role model to our young ones. That’s why I am happy to see him nominated for this award,” said Mr. Balami.
The Award will be conferred on AVM Ogbeche on the 20th December,2019 at the Merit House, Maitama Abuja.