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Friday, November 1

We remains resolute in fight against terrorism – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar has said the Nigerian Air Force will continue to demonstrate courage and remain resolute in fighting terrorism in all its ramification

The Air Chief who made this known on Thursday in Kano during the Nigeria Airforce Airport Security Exercise (Asex) 2019 tagged “STEEL DOME2″ held at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA). Said the main reason behind the simulation exercise is to prepare the officers agaisnt any eventuality.

” We want to prepare our men to be proactive in tackling terrorism at the nation’s Airports. He said Similar exercise were carried out at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja Murtala Mohammed International Airport and also that of Akwa Ibom Airport expected to come up soon.

Abubakar also assured Nigerians of the commitment of the Air Force in protecting the territorial intergrity of the nation.

He said that it is the duty of the Air Force as a fighting force to protect passengers at our Airports. He expressed the readiness of the Nigerian Air Force to ensure a collaborative efforts with other Security operatives at the Airport to counter terrorism.

”Most of our men have paid supreme price in their efforts to see to the existence of Nigeria as one corporate indivisible entity. We always look forward to the maintainance of law and order in order to have a secured nation.

However, the Chief of Staff said that the Air Force have started Manufacturing locally made Hydraulic Accumulator Diaphragm of L- 39ZA Aircraft. In order to reduce cost and to boost the nation’s economy.

In his remarks Kano state Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said ” Kano state is one of the most peaceful state due to the well Co-ordinated synergy that exist among Security operatives in the state”

He said all the Military and para military forces have been up and doing in the maintenance of peace and order in the state .

He used the opportunity to commend the Laudable initiative of the Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar for introducing the the STEEL DOME 2 Stimulation Exercise with a view to keep all his men on their toes by being proactive all the time.

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