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Nigeria Air Force Graduates Ten Student Pilots

Nigeria Air Force Graduates Ten Student Pilots and Plans To Acquire More Aircraft. 

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said the Nigerian Air Force has concluded arrangement with Pakistan to procure ten new Super Trainer  Aircraft for the training of student  pilots.

 

The Air Force Chief disclosed this during the graduation ceremony of ten student pilots from the 301 Flying Training School, Air Force Base in Kaduna state.

Air Marshal Abubakar, while commending the graduating students for the impressive performance they exhibited in the induction training, noted that the nation looks upon to them them as critical stakeholders  in response to the  national security imperatives.

He added that the Nigerian Air Force is steadily increasing the tempo of its various operations in the fight against terrorism  and other related crimes across the country, while he maintains that Boko Haram has been largely degraded to the extent that they longer carry out coordinated attacks in communities.

The Chief of Air Staff is optimistic that the acquisition of more Trainer Aircraft   will enhance the quality of their  training.

The of Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai and other dignitaries at the event commend the contribution  of the Nigerian Air Force in enhancing the nation’s security.

They also  emphasized the importance for continuous training and retraining of personnel for optimal capacity utilization.

The Chief of Air Staff also commissioned some newly completed residential quarters for officers and men with a view to making them live comfortably at the barracks.