By Ayinde Olaide
#TrackNigeria: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday,
Air Cdr Nazif Aliyu, the Commander, 251 Base Services Group, while inaugurating the training village, said it was first of its kind in the North-East.
Aliyu said that it would also go a long way in improving the skills of air personnel in the service.
“Today, we are witnessing the inauguration of a commando village which is the first of its kind in the North-East.
‘’The project will improve the skills of our regiment personnel and further enhance the service operational capability.
“It will also help in the fight against insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, and cattle rustling, among other security challenges,” he said.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said the village would go a long way in helping the service to build the required capacity to secure the country.
“I am very happy and excited with what I saw here today. I know that we have laid the right foundation and all that is required is to keep building on it.
“This commando training village will no doubt go a long way in helping us build the required capacity to be able to secure the country.
“Our desire is to ensure that no community is under any threat, and we provide the required security for development to take place in the country,” he said.
He promised to provide befitting accommodations close to the village so that when regimented personnel came for training, they would have a befitting place to stay.’’ (NAN)