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Maj. Gen. C.G Musa bio, age, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), career and net worth



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Maj. Gen. C.G Musa bio, age, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), career and net worth.

Maj. Gen. C.G Musa bio, age, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), career and net worth.

Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa is a Nigerian military officer and the current Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

President Bola Tinubu appointed him to the position in June 2023, and he will succeed General Lucky Irabor, who has held it since January 2021.

Maj. Gen. C.G Musa Biography & Profile Summary

Christopher Gwabin Musa was born in Sokoto State, Northwest Nigeria, on December 25, 1967. Despite his origins in Kaduna State’s Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, he received his primary and secondary education in the caliphate state.

Full NameChristopher Gwabin Musa
Nick NameCG Musa
Date of Birth25 December 1967
Birth PlaceSokoto State in Northwest Nigeria
Age 55 years old
Heightin Feet-Inches – 5’8”
in meters – 1.72 m
in centimeters – 172 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 72 Kg
in Pounds – 158 lbs
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignScorpio
ProfessionArmy Officer
Rank Major General
Known for Chief of Defence Staff
State of OriginKaduna

After completing his secondary education, Musa was admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State in 1986. He underwent intense and rigorous military training for five years as part of the 38 regular course during a time when the Nigerian military held political power in the country.

Upon completion of his training, in September 1991, Musa was commissioned into the Nigerian Army as a second lieutenant in the Infantry Corps, which is known for its challenging nature. Throughout his career, he excelled in various assignments and demonstrated his capabilities as a dedicated and skilled officer.

In 2021, Musa was redeployed to serve as the Commander of the Joint Task Force (North East) for Operation Hadin Kai. He held this position until his recent appointment to a new role.

On June 2023, Maj-Gen. Christopher Gwabin Musa got appointed as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

CG Musa’s Wife, Children

Major General CG Musa is a married man and also has children with his wife, but information about his wife and children is not disclosed by him. 

  1. Q.1 Who is CG Musa?Ans. CG Musa, who is also known as Christopher Gwabin Musa, is a Nigerian Army officer.
  2. Q.2 What is CG Musa’s full name?Ans. CG Musa’s full name is Christopher Gwabin Musa.
  3. Q.3 What is CG Musa’s age?Ans. CG Musa was born on 25 December 1967, his birthplace is Sokoto State in northwest Nigeria. According to his birth date, Musa is 55 years old now.
  4. Q.4 What is CG Musa’s religion?Ans. CG Musa holds the nationality of Nigerian and is a Christian.
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