The Nigerian Air Force has received five Super Mushsak fighter planes from Pakistan to enhance its air power capability.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Sadiq Abubakar, and members of
the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on NAF inspected the
war planes on Friday in Kaduna.
Mr. Abubakar said the planes, which would be unveiled later, were
acquired for the training of air force personnel and to improve the
service air power.
The air chief, who witnessed the graduation of 269 NAF special squad
for the protection of critical national assets, said the service remain
committed to safeguarding the territorial integrity of Nigeria.
The personnel went through the Basic Regiment Airmen Course and Force
Protection in Complex Air Ground Environment Course at the NAF Regiment
Training Centre, Kaduna.
Mr. Abubakar challenged the personnel to remain committed to the
Nigeria project, assuring them that the leadership of the force would
transform the service for effective and efficient response to any
He commended the British Government for its continued support towards
capacity building of air personnel through the BMATT programme.
Abubakar pledged that NAF would meet its social contract with the Nigerian people, even as it takes on more responsibilities.