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Cablegate: Nigeria: Request Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHUJA #2186/01 3371656
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R 031656Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7657
INFO RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 2432
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEKJCS/DIA WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE

UNCLAS ABUJA 002186

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV AF NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: REQUEST HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
CANDIDATE FOR UNDERGRADUATE PILOT TRAINING

1. Embassy requests the Department's assistance under the
Leahy Act and the Foreign Assistance Act in screening the
following individuals who have been nominated for training by
OFFICE OF SECURITY COORPORATION ABUJA. The individuals are
to attend UNDERGRADUATE PILOT TRAINING at LACKLAND AFB,
HOLLOMAN AFB, AND VANCE AFB IN THE UNITED STATES beginning
sometime after 23 DECEMBER 2009 and lasting fifteen to
eighteen months. Embassy has no derogatory information.
However, a check by consular section revealed discernable
hits on Ibrahim, Muhammad to warrant the submission of a
security advisory opinion (SAO) when this person seeks a U.S.
visa, thereby requiring additional lead time prior to
issuance.

2. Names of candidates and pertinent information follow.
Names are listed in the same format as presented to us by the
applicant:

NAME: Shafiu MUSA
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 October 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: ZARIA, KADUNA
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Emem Ubong SUNDAY
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 APRIL 1985
PLACE OF BIRTH: AKWA-IBOM
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Ifeanyi Charles OHAEGBULEM
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 JUNE 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH: IMO
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Ebitimi OWEI
DATE OF BIRTH: 13 OCTOBER 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: LAGOS
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Asa Samuel ABATUBA
DATE OF BIRTH: 16 DECEMBER 1985
PLACE OF BIRTH: KADUNA
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Emmanuel MIJI
DATE OF BIRTH: 2 OCTOBER 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: GOMBE
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Abdulhafeez Simisola ALAWODE
DATE OF BIRTH: 16 APRIL 1987
PLACE OF BIRTH: BORNO
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Kelechi Chiemela NWAGBA
DATE OF BIRTH: 29 JULY 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH: ABIA
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Muhammad Bashir IBRAHIM
DATE OF BIRTH: 15 JULY 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: YOBE
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training

School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

NAME: Abayomi Ajibola ODUNOLA
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 JUNE 1985
PLACE OF BIRTH: LAGOS
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: Kaduna 301st Flying Training
School/Nigerian Air Force
POSITION/RANK: FLYING OFFICER (FIRST LIEUTENANT EQUIVALENT)

3. Embassy appreciates Department's assistance.

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