Nigerian Air Force Commissions New Personnel Quarters, Deploys 62 Senior Officers
Ilorin, July 8, 2018 (AltAfricca)-The quest by the Nigeria Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to enhance the overall well-being of the Force personnel was on Wednesday materialised
The AirForce boss therefore congratulated the beneficiaries of the new accommodation and urged them to ensure the facility was properly maintained.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Commander 303 MAG, Group Captain Patrick Obeya, expressed profound appreciation to the NAF leadership for the relentless efforts at improving infrastructure and executing various welfare boosting projects in the Base.
NIGERIAN AIR FORCE REDEPLOYS 16 AIR VICE MARSHALS, 36 OTHER SENIOR OFFICERS
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed a total of 52 senior officers comprising 16 Air Vice Marshals (AVM), 16 Air Commodores, 9 Group Captains, 7 Wing Commanders and 4 Squadron Leaders.
In addition, AVM Kingsley Lar, who was the Chief of Standards and Evaluation (COSE), is now the Chief of Administration (COA). Others affected by the redeployment include AVM John Baba, the former Commandant, Air Force War College (AFWC), Makurdi, who is now the COSE as well as AVM Ibrahim Yahaya, the former COA, now the Chief of Logistics (CLOG).
Also redeployed are AVM Napoleon Bali, who was the Director of Operations at the HQ NAF, and now the Air Officer Commanding Mobility Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State and AVM Charles Oghomwen, who is now the Commandant, AFWC, Makurdi. Others include AVM AS Liman, who is now the Commandant Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (AFRC), Lagos, Air Commodore BB Okunola, now the Pioneer Commandant, NAF School of Medical Sciences and Aviation Medicine, Kaduna as well as Air Commodore James Gwani, who has been appointed as the Commander Air Task Force (ATF) Operation LAFIYA DOLE.