The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to establish a Forward Operation Base in Gombe State to enhance internal security.
The air chief said that the NAF would also deploy its air assets to Gombe as early as October.
He assured the governor that the NAF would continue to secure the North East and the entire Country.
“Today we have NAF presence in the North East, Special Operations Command (SOC) in Bauchi, we have established a Quick Response Unit in Taraba to add to what we are already doing,” he said.
He reiterated the commitment of the Service to protect the territorial integrity of the Country.
Abubakar said that the NAF would move as quickly as possible to work in Gombe before the arrival of the platforms “we are expecting before October.”
The CAS thanked the governor for the donation of the hectares of land to NAF for the establishment of the base.
Earlier, the governor commended Abubakar for his professionalism and the role of the NAF in fighting insurgency.
He said that the core responsibility of Government was peace and security, noting that security brings about development.
He said the State has provided a parcel of land for the NAF to establish a Base to protect lives and property.(NAN)