THE NATION NEWSPAPERS
November 30, 2012
The Air Force has ordered for nine helicopters from Russia to strengthen air surveillance, Air Marshal Alexander Badeh has said.
Badeh, who spoke at the NAF Public Relations and Information Workshop in Abuja yesterday, said the Air Force is fixing three C-130 aircraft in its fleet. According to him, the three aircraft would be ready by February and added to the ones on the ground for enhanced
The Air Chief said the NAF is training over 130 personnel in counter terrorism. Badeh, who emphasised the advantage of air surveillance in the fight against terrorism,added that there are plans by
the Air Force to assume total control of the nation’s borders.
He pleaded with the public to alert security agencies to information that could lead to the arrest of terrorists. Badeh said without information from the citizenry, it would be difficult for security agencies to win the fight.