Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has hosted troops of the Air Taskforce, Operation Lafiya Dole at a Sallah Luncheon at the Air Force Base, Maiduguri.
Represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Isiyaka Amao, the Air Chief said the Nigerian Air Force and the ground troops are working round the clock to secure the North-East region.
He urged the troops to maintain high level of vigilance as the war is still on.
“I wish to remind you all that we are still in the frontline, so we should not lose sight that we could come under attack at any time, let us continue to maintain vigilance. The President has given us all the necessary resources to perform our assigned duties “.
AVM Amao urged the troops to redouble their efforts as so much is expected of them.
Air Taskforce Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole Air Commodore Precious Amadi described the Chief of Air Staff visit as a demonstration of his commitment to troop’s welfare and giving them a sense of belonging.
Air Commodore Amadi assured that the troops would continue to reciprocate the immense support given to them by remaining focused and dedicated in the counter-insurgency operation.