Air force inaugurates ultra-modern specialist hospital for personnel


FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Air Force

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed ultra-modern specialist hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who inaugurated the “Reference Hospital” at the 115 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force Base in Port Harcourt, said that the hospital would serve as a reference point for delivery of medical services for personnel and residents in the area.

According to him, recent establishment of air force commands and recruitment of more personnel into the service necessitated the upgrade of its medical facilities across the country.

“The reference hospital was necessitated due to increased demand for medical services occasioned by the expansion of NAF force structure and our engagement in various theatres of…

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