NASS wants Army to activate its aviation unit



The Chairman, House Committee on Army, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas,  has urged the Nigerian Army to activate its aviation unit to support its anti-banditry and kidnapping operations on Abuja-Kaduna highway.

Namdas made the call when he led the members of the committee on over sight visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday in Abuja.

The chairman, who expressed worry that the security challenge in Kaduna had persisted, noted with concern the resurgence of kidnapping activities on Kaduna-Abuja highway.

“We feel that activating Army Aviation will be very apt because that has been the problem.

“We will work with the executive to see how we can actualise that because if we have that, this issue of kidnapping and banditry will be a thing of the past,” he said.

Namdas also advocated for strong synergy with other security agencies and the civilian populace.

He said that though the Nigerian Army troops had been very active synergizing and carrying out…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper