The Nigerian Air Force(NAF) has concluded plans to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
This was disclosed by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar via his representative Air Vice Marshal Idi Lubo, when he led a team of officers on a courtesy call on Governor Yahaya Inuwa at the Gombe Government on Tuesday.
He said, “The Air Force operates from the sky and we can situate from anywhere. Gombe is a strategic state and the chief of air staff has noted this in deciding to situate one of our operational bases here. NAF Operational Base in the state will stabilise security in the North-East region.”
Abubakar expressed his gratitude to the governor for his role in ensuring peace, tranquility, and development in the state.
On his part, Inuwa commended NAF for the move and pledged the support of his administration in realising the project.