The Nigerian Air Force has undoubtedly shown its power by expanding its fleets in a very short period in a rapid response to the prevailing insecurities in the country. Just within the twinkle of an eye, the Nigerian Air Force has acquired some of the world's sophisticated and deadly weapons ranging from attack helicopters to Alpha jets which can carry out precision airstrikes on locations.
Ever since the federal government of Nigeria received the final batch of the brand new Super Tucano fighter jets, the people welcomed this development with mixed feelings. What many people failed to realise is that the Super Tucano fighter jets are a powerful tool or asset for the Nigerian security forces.
That insecurity has become a daily affair in Nigeria is mostly due to the handiworks of the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and bandits. No thanks to them for this! However, our main focus in this piece shall be on the latter - bandits. Bandits are fearsome criminals who have no human feelings with their stone-hard conscience, if they have any.
Photo Credit: Google "Don't Report Insecurity as Rising" -Buhari Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has urged the media to address the tone, content, and standards of reporting into security and safety measures.
It was reported yesterday that the first batch of Super Tucano Jets arrived Nigeria. After the arrival of the jets, it caused several Nigerians to react differently. Based on that note, a well known member of the ruling All Progressives Congress and a strong supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Joe Igbokwe has decided to speak.
Construction of new facilities to support an A-29 Super Tucano Wing at an airbase in Nigeria has started. The facilities will support 12 Nigerian Airforce A-29 Aircraft. This will include construction of new airfields, hot cargo pad, munitions assembly and storage facilities. This was made public by the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, on his Twitter handle. According the Tolu Ogunlesi, Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital and new media, the Nigerian
With the rising wave of insecurity in the North- East and the devastating activities of the dreaded Bokoharam sects, A Super Tucano Jet the Nigeria Federal Government acquired 12 Tucano Jets, which have all been deployed to the North-East to combat rising insecurity. According to the information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, all the acquired fighter Jets have been received and deployed.