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FG Procures 30 Aircraft, 6 Helicopters To Fight Boko Haram

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In a move to rev up the combat towards Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, the federal authorities has procured 30 plane and 6 helicopters for the Nigeria Air Force. The chief of Air force (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who found out this the day past in Kano, stated the pass became geared toward taming the project posed by means of the terrorists in the region. Air Marshal Abubakar, who relocated to the North West and North East in line with President Buhari’s directive, spoke for the duration of the commissioning of a multi-billion Naira Modular Theatre at the 465 Nigeria Air Force Hospital, Kano. He stated that the US of America and Italy were assisting Nigeria with the deliver of platforms to fight Boko Haram and different terrorists in Nigeria.  The CAS said, “The President Buhari management has accomplished a great deal in repositioning the Nigerian Air Force. In the last three and half years, the federal government has procured and released 18 brand new aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force. “We also are hoping to get 12 present day aircraft from the USA of America. In addition, we are also hoping to get six contemporary helicopter gunships from Italy. So, I think from what we've visible in terms of support, every officer, air-guy and air-lady in the Nigerian Air Force has every reason to install his or her best as a way to make certain that Nigeria is relaxed.” He similarly pledged the air force’s solve to discharge its mandate dutifully. “I assure Nigerians that the Air Force will retain to work. I am in Kano for 2 reasons, not handiest to commission this theatre, however in compliance with the directive that we have to relocate to North West and to the North East of the u . S . If you want to supervise or see what is going on in phrases of managing a number of the safety threats facing Nigeria.” While commissioning the Modular Theatre, he stated, “This health center is for the advantage of the officials and the benefit of their family contributors. I additionally need to induce the commander of the clinic to make this facility to be had to the civilian populace round here. “Furthermore, in keeping with the Nigerian Air Force subculture of giving returned to her host network as in advance indicated, I need to direct that the commander must open the power to all civilians. This gesture will, no question, move a protracted manner in improving the high-quality of healthcare shipping in these communities. “I additionally need to reaffirm our commitment to periodically achieving out to the encompassing rural communities, to provide them with the plenty wanted preventive healthcare offerings, which include health education and make certain their well-being. Abubakar, on behalf of the officials, air-men and air-ladies of the Nigerian Air Force, expressed gratitude to the President Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) for his persevered support to the Service. “On our element, the Nigerian Air Force shall preserve to try for excellence in everything we do, and working inside the constitutional provisions, in collaboration with other sister Services to offer the necessary safety for Nigeria and Nigerians. “I changed into performed spherical our hanger where we noticed some technicians which can be operating to deliver again three of our aircraft which can be being reactivated. And the second one a part of it is commissioning of the Modula Theatre.  “Our choice is to have a professional Air Force, an Air Force that has the right structure, and an Air Force that has gadget such as the platforms that have been received for us; after which, an Air Force that takes care of the welfare of the personnel and this is where this Modula Theatre comes in. “Professionalism is set getting all these things sorted out and I am very satisfied that we have tried in the final  and half years to make certain that we address all the essential troubles that are in all likelihood to make the Air Force a professional service in order that Nigeria will be secured and Nigerians may also be secured.” While speaking at some stage in the occasion, NAF Chief of Medical Services, Air Commodore M.E. Sha’aibu, stated with the commissioning of the new theatre, “injured employees from the theatre of operation inside the North East can be evacuated to the hospital, stabilised and handled. Sha’aibu introduced that the new theatre with ultra-modern gadget contains a reception, lecture corridor, not unusual and restoration rooms, places of work, and two working suites. “It is prepared with contemporary anaesthetic machines, running tables, theatre lamps, C-arm machines and operating microscopes. “The Chief of Air Staff has also supplied price range for the renovation of the device in the radio diagnostic branch of the medical institution similarly to employing seasonal consultants,” he said.

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