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Gov Makinde Hosts Nigeria’s Chief Of Air Staff, Strategies On Improved Security Operations


The Executive Governor of Oyo state, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said that the attempt to identify structural gap in the air force operation will contribute in addressing national security challenges, while noting that the Ibadan airport expansion project was still on course as entry and exit roads around the airport environs were equally being fixed.

The Governor made this disclosure while playing host to Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff, air marshal Sadique Abubakar and his military entourage in his office on Wednesday, promised to support the air force comprehensive school in Ibadan in addressing some of its social infrastructures particularly electricity supplies.


In his remark, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed plans to address structural operational strategies of the air force across various units in the country in response to the nation’s current security exigencies.

Air marshal Sadique Abubakar explained that he had visited the air force base in Ibadan to identify gaps in its organizational structures and boost its operational capacity in the South West inorder to empower the nation’s air power.

He applauded the plans by Governor Seyi Makinde to expand the Ibadan airport and noted that the air force would partner with the state government as the airport expansion would afford its C130 aircraft operational base in Ibadan.