At last, Super Tucano fighter jet arrives Nigeria

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Bureau

The fight against insecurity in received a huge boost Thursday as the first batch of the
much-awaited A-29 Super Tucano aircraft has arrived the country.

Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Director of Public Relations and Information confirmed the arrival of the fighter aircraft in a statement made available to .

According to him the aircraft arrived NAF Base in Kano state on Thursday July 22, 2021 at about 12.34 pm.

The terse statement reads in part: “On hand to receive the aircraft were the Hon. Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya and Chief of , Air Marshal Oladayo Amao”.

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