22nd July, 2021
By Yahaya Isah
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday took delivery of the first batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States of America.
Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, announced this in a statement in Abuja.
According to Gabkwet, the aircraft arrived Kano, at about 12.34 p.m.
He added that the officials that received the aircraft included the Minister of Defence, Major.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd); Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya; and Chief of Air Staf (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.
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