Poised to continue its fight against insurgency in the country,The Nigerian Air-force has incorporated new systems and ammunitions.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosun disclosed this in Lagos.
Amosun said that the new systems and ammunition were currrently being tested in Lagos to bring additional capabilities to the ongoing fight against insurgency in the north-east. more...
He however implored Nigerians especially Lagosians not to panic as occasionally there might be gun fires and ammunition being delivered, adding that the Air Force had been on air, notifying the public accordingly.He further explained that the operation was an opportunity to take a look at the maritime environment, adding that challenges were not only in the north-east but also in the maritime environment.
“We have some new ammunitions to test and the range here in Owode, Lagos, is the most ideal for this operations, so, we have to make use of the facility.
“’Everything that the nation has in terms of land space, equipment and capabilities, must be brought to fight insurgency, terrorism and to take care of emergening threat all over the country,” he said.
Amosun, however, said that the Air Force was not in the operations alone, adding that the Nigerian Navy and the Arny were also part of the operations.
“All the various leadership of the forces are here to ensure that these operations are carried out successfully,” he said.
Amosun said that fighting insurgency and terrorism was not an easy task, however, there were well trained military to fight and conquer insurgency.