Air Force Restates Commitment To National Security 

File: NAF Personnel during one of their fitness marches
File: NAF Personnel during one of their fitness marches

The Nigeria Air Force, NAF, has urged its officers and soldiers to always be fit and ready for deployment or redeployment to various operational theatres in the country as part of their responsibility to protect the nation.

Ebenezer Alade, an Air Commodore and Commander, NAF Base Services Group, Enugu, gave this charge after the `3rd Quarter 10 Kilometre Route March’’ of all NAF personnel in Enugu on Saturday.

Alade charged the officers and men of the force to brace-up for massive and tasking deployment.

He said that all NAF personnel must be ready to meet the demand of various theatres of operations in the North East, South-South, South-West and North Central.

Alade Said, “I implore you to always and constantly keep fit even in your own time.

“Many of you will be deployed and redeployed to various NAF’s operational theatres that are ongoing in the country.

“Our sole mission is to protect and safe-guard the territorial integrity of the country.

“Remember, that we all vowed and swore to protect the territorial integrity of the country to the extent of making the ultimate sacrifice, if it gets to that extent.’’



    Alade further explained that the Route March was also to build comradeship with members of the public.

    “So the march in major parts of Enugu Metropolis was meant to get us close to the people,” he said.

    “We want to show we are ready to fight for their course in keeping the nation one.

    “We are also ready to maintain peace in all states and communities where NAF base, formation and units exist,’’ he said.


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