An accomplished soldier, administrator and businessman, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma began his military career in 1960. He attended the famous Mons Officers Cadet training School, Aldershot, United Kingdom, US Special Welfare Centre, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and the British Army Staff College, Camberley, United Kingdom, amongst several others. He held several command positions in the Army. General Danjuma was appointed Nigeria’s Minister of Defence in 1999. He had earlier served as Chief of Army Staff under Late General Murtala Muhammed among other command and service appointments in the Army. Lt. Gen. Danjuma is in private business and is Chairman and Director in many reputable companies.