I will meet Nigerians’ high expectations – Air chief
Written by Taiwo Adekola on June 23, 2023
The newly-appointed Chief of Air Staff, Air vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar, formally assumed office yesterday with a pledge to breathe new life into the ongoing war against banditry, terrorism, and other forms of insecurity bedevilling the country.
Abubakar, who acknowledged that Nigerians have high expectations from the security agencies to tackle insecurity in the country, promised that the Air Force under his watch would work in synergy with other security agencies to rid the country of criminal elements.
He spoke after assuming office as the 22nd Chief of Air Staff in Abuja yesterday
My appointment is coming at the time that the expectations of Nigerians towards accelerated actualisation of peace and security are very high. I want to use this occasion to restate our commitment to reinvigorate our fight against terrorism, insurgency, banditry, and a host of other challenges.
Abubakar said under his watch, the Air Force would introduce more measures to strengthen activities at the various theatre of operations.