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Air Force boss to join Buratai in NorthEast

By Kanayo Umeh, Abuja
05 December 2018   |   3:29 am
The Air Council under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has directed the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, to join the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, in the North East to coordinate the Nigerian Air Force operations. The council which also deliberated on general issues…

COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai with BH army troops in Borno (NorthEast).

The Air Council under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has directed the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, to join the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, in the North East to coordinate the Nigerian Air Force operations.

The council which also deliberated on general issues concerning the Nigerian Air Force, especially its roles in support of various operations across the country, also directed Abubakar to reorganize the air operations in support of operations Lafiya Dole in the North East and Sharan Daji in Zamfara State.

Also, the Air Council approved promotion of well deserved senior Air Force officers to their next higher ranks.