Gunmen storm Nigerian Air Force Helipad, kill airman

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 14 May 2018 | 2,656 times

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Unknown gunmen attacked the guard post at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The attack took place in the early hours of Sunday.

This was disclosed in a statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya. “Although the NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack, an airman paid the supreme sacrifice in the process,” he said.

The statement added that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, immediately ordered an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Source: News Express

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