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Fighting terrorism: NAF is set to conduct exercise along Kaduna expressway



This was contained in a statement sent to journalists by the director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola.

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The statement specifically urged residents of Birnin Gwari and Afaka as well as their environs, not to panic as the exercise is conducted on Monday, October 28.

“Accordingly, there will be a movement of military aircraft, vehicles, equipment, personnel as well as the firing of live ammunition during the period of the routine military exercise.

“Additionally, there will be a restriction of vehicular movement on the aforementioned road during the exercise.

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“Members of the public are advised not to panic but to go about their normal businesses, as the Nigerian Air Force will endeavour to minimize disruptions to normal activities,” the statement noted.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force has reacted to a media report alleging that some of its personnel killed two persons in Sokoto state.

Air Commodore Daramola said in a statement that any NAF personnel found guilty of a misdemeanor, will be dealt with in accordance with extant laws and the general public duly informed.