Olusegun Ferreira is a Commodore in the Nigerian Navy who has served his nation since 1993 as a Seaman/Executive Officer upon graduation from the Nigerian Defence Academy as a gentleman officer in the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The author has been involved in operations at sea and has also served onboard various classes of ships. He is qualified as a naval aviator as well as an Instructor Pilot and was involved in air operations, both seaborne and shore based. He has attended a number of military, professional and post-graduate courses including the National Defence College Course, which prepares military officers for strategic level appointments and higher defence management functions.
Commodore Ferreira has also had command of both the Naval Air Base and NNS OKPABANA, a Nigerian Navy frigate which was his last appointment before he was designated as Nigeria’s Defence Adviser to the Nigerian High Commission in New Delhi with concurrent accreditation to 6 other countries; Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore and South Korea.
The author is an experienced and accomplished seaman who has put together his command and operational experiences whilst onboard NNS OKPABANA culminating in the publishing of this book, “Victory with Honour”. Olusegun is also an alumnus of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Coventry University, UK and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.