Insurgency: NAF to receive 18 aircrafts -Air Chief


Insurgency: NAF to receive 18 aircrafts -Air Chief

By Doris Esa

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is awaiting the delivery of 18 aircrafts to boost its air asset.

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this at the opening of a two-day capacity building workshop on Strategic Communications on Tuesday in Abuja.

Abubakar, who was represented by AVM Kingsley Lar, Chief of Administration, NAF Headquaters, noted that the unflinching support of the Federal Government has enabled the Service to acquire 19 brand new platforms.

He said the NAF had also reactivated 20 erstwhile unserviceable aircrafts, while another 18 aircrafts have also been ordered and awaiting delivery.

Abubakar said that the Service had executed over 900 infrastructure projects including office and residential accommodations, messes and recreational facilities as well as schools and hospitals, amongst others.

“We have been able to raise accommodation sufficiency from 35 per cent in…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria