E. R. Chioba, Director, Union Dicon

General E. R. Chioba is the current Director General (DG) of the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), a role he assumed in February 2013.

He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army in 1983 and has risen to the rank of Major General (2011). Gen. Chioba attended various courses in the Army including Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Company Commanders Course, and has served in different units.

E. R. Chioba has a diploma in Telecommunications from the University of Ibadan (1986), bachelor degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University (1987) and a masters’ degree in Defence and Strategic Studies (2008).

Maj. Gen. Chioba has received the following honours and awards: Distinguished Service Star, Pass Staff College (+), Chief of Army Staff Commendation Award for the design and manufacture of the indigenous Armoured Personnel Carrier, and Fellow Defence College

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