Home | News | General | Nigerian Air Force reacts to coup plot as Buratai is asked to fish out soldiers hobnobbing with politicians
UNBELIEVABLE!! Meet 5 People Who Survived The Impossible And Got The Lives Of Their Dreams
Maradona accused of s3xual harassment

Nigerian Air Force reacts to coup plot as Buratai is asked to fish out soldiers hobnobbing with politicians

- Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Sadiq Baba Abubakar, says the Air Force and his men are loyal to Nigeria and would remain so

- Abubakar, who commissioned some buildings in the Federal Capital Territory, also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his usual support

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) remains loyal to the country and its citizens and as a result would not do anything to undermine the current democracy.

This position was reportedly made known by the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Sadiq Baba Abubakar on Thursday, May 18.

While commissioning two blocks of flats at Bill Clinton Drive, Nigerian Air Force Base in Abuja, Abubakar said the Air Force would remain loyal to country and the service.

We remain loyal to our country - Nigerian Air Force

Abubakar said the NAF was loyal to Nigeria

The apartment, according to the Air Force, would be used by both transit and married officers.

The CAS noted that the force was committed to the welfare of its officers and the protection of the country’s territorial boundaries.

READ ALSO: Bad policies led to economic crisis – Soludo

NAIJ.com learnt that while urging men of the force to be more dedicated to their duties, Abubakar said two blocks were used to immortalize its late officers, Fg Offr A J Layelmenson and Sqn Ldr B B Ado who died in active service in Mali.

“The young officers protected our national interests, hence the need to immortalise them. We are remembering these fallen heroes by naming the blocks of flats after them,” Air Marshal Abubakar said.

"The buildings were named after Squadron Leader Benjamin Ado and Flying Officer Ayuba Layelmenson who lost their lives on 6 May 2013 in an air crash involving the NAF Alpha jet combat aircraft near Niamey, Niger Republic.

"Abubakar further disclosed that immortalizing the two pilots was in consonance with the administration’s efforts at preserving the memories of NAF fallen heroes and heroines.

Get more videos on Naij.com TV

"He used the occasion to thank the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari for the constant support given to the NAF," a statement from NAF obtained by NAIJ.com stated.

Meanwhile, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has asked the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, to immediately identify and try the military officers allegedly hobnobbing with some politicians.

The organisation warned that Nigerians were no longer prepared to accept military intervention in the country’s democracy.

NAIJ.com reported recently that Buratai had warned military men against being used by politicians to truncate the country’s democracy.

Watch this video of how the Nigerian Air Force confronted the Boko Haram terrorists recently:

[embedded content]

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM: General Visit website


view more articles

About Article Author

Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka
Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka

Chuka is an experienced certified web developer with an extensive background in computer science and 18+ years in web design &development. His previous experience ranges from redesigning existing website to solving complex technical problems with object-oriented programming. Very experienced with Microsoft SQL Server, PHP and advanced JavaScript. He loves to travel and watch movies.

View More Articles

100 Most Popular News

1 2 Displaying 1 - 100 of 185