The Chief of the Air Employees (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, of the dedication of the Nigerian Air Power (NAF) to making sure the security and safety of the individuals of Niger State, working in live performance with sister providers and different safety companies.
The CAS made this recognized at the moment, February 25, 2020, when he met with the Governor on the Authorities Home Minna, as a part of his operational go to to Niger State, which was geared toward assessing services emplaced on the Minna Airport to allow the efficient conduct of the continuing anti-banditry air operation code-named “Operation Gama Aiki”.
Whereas, in Minna, the CAS additionally inspected services on the 013 Fast Response Group (013 QRG) NAF Base Minna, together with the Base Medical Centre in addition to the disused G-222 plane supplied as a mock-up for anti-aircraft hijacking coaching, amongst others, the place he talked about that two units of NAF personnel, who had earlier been skilled in anti-aircraft hijacking, would quickly be re-assembled to duplicate the coaching domestically in Minna.
Talking in the course of the courtesy name, Air Marshal Abubakar disclosed that the NAF would proceed to work alongside different safety companies to deliver succour to distressed communities in Niger State.
He said that he had assessed services within the NAF Base, in preparation for the deployment of extra Regiment and Particular Forces (SF) personnel to assist operations within the state, while assuring that the air property already deployed, together with the helicopters and Alpha Jet plane, would proceed to supply assist to the Military and Police.
The CAS equally disclosed that as a part of efforts of the Service to alleviate the plight of these affected by the actions of armed bandits, he had directed that a medical outreach be performed to cater for the healthcare wants of the Internally Displaced Individuals (IDP) at Kuta in Shiroro Native Authorities Space (LGA).
Air Marshal Abubakar ended his remarks by thanking the Authorities and folks of Niger State for his or her continued assist to the NAF.
In his response, Governor Bello, whereas noting that the state had gone by way of a really difficult interval, expressed his satisfaction with the preparations emplaced by the NAF.
He, due to this fact, thanked the CAS for the large assist supplied by the deployment of air property so as to add worth to the Inside Safety Operations within the State, particularly probably the most weak areas bordering Zamfara, Kebbi and Kaduna States.
He additionally recommended the CAS for approving the conduct of the medical outreach to Kuta, extra in order that the NAF had carried out an identical outreach at Chukuba and Kwaki Communities of Shiroro LGA in June 2019.
The CAS, who was accompanied on the go to by the NAF Chief of Coaching and Operations NAF, Air Vice Marshal (AVM) James Gwani, the Air Secretary NAF, AVM Mahmoud Ahmed, and the Director of Logistics, AVM Ademola Durotoye, amongst different senior officers, had earlier obtained briefings from the Commander 013 QRG and the Air Part Commander Operation GAMA AIKI, which had been held behind closed doorways.