On Thursday July 22, 2021, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced it took delivery of the first batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, announced this in a statement in Abuja.
According to Gabkwet, the aircraft arrived Kano at about 12.34 p.m.
Some of the officials that received the aircraft include the Minister of Defence, Major.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd); Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.
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