The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) towards the welfare of the families of deceased personnel.
CAS gave this assurance while commissioning a new block of 12 by
one-bedroom flats for airmen and airwomen at NAF Base, Abuja. The new
building was named after late Corporal Omaka WI.
CAS, who was represented by the Chief of Administration (COA), Air
Vice Marshal Lawal Alao, said that the naming of the building after
the late Corporal Omaka WI was to honour the late airman who died
in 2016 while on Internal Security operations in Minna, Niger
added that the NAF would continue to remember and support families of
fallen heroes to serve as a morale booster to other personnel.
is recalled that the NAF, under its current leadership, has witnessed
the commissioning of several residential accommodation blocks across
its bases all over the country. According to the Director of
Administration (DOA), Air Commodore Nelson Calmday, accommodation
sufficiency in the NAF has improved from “45 per cent as at 2015 to
over 63 per cent at the moment”.
the Commander of 053 NAF Camp Abuja, Air Commodore Garba Yusuf, used
the opportunity to express appreciation to the CAS for the provision
of additional residential accommodation for NAF personnel within