The first set of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) A-29 Super Tucano aircraft arrived Kano from the United States (U. S.) on Thursday afternoon.
According to a statement by NAF Spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, “the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have arrived Kano, today 22 July 2021 at about 12.34pm.
“On hand to receive the aircraft were the Honourable Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.”
PlatinumPost reports that the six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft departed the United States (U. S. ) a few days ago.
The customised fighter jets will be deployed in the fight against Boko-Haram terrorists and other deadly criminal elements operating in the country.
Below are some of the pictures on the inspection of the fighter jets on Thursday by the Defence Minister and other top military officers: