FG Equips Military As Super Tucano Aircraft Arrives Nigeria


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Thursday, announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Tucano aircraft in the country to tackle insurgency and war.

Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), of the NAF, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

Air Commodore Gabkwet in the statement, said, “The first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have arrived Kano, today 22 July 2021 at about 12.34pm.

“On hand to receive the aircraft were the Honourable Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd).”

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He added that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, were also on ground go receive the aircraft.

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