The Nigerian House of Representatives Committee on Air force has commended the gallantry effort of the Nigeria Air Force in destroying terrorist logistics facility at Gujeri, Borno State, in the North East.
The Chairman of the Committee, Dr Muhammad Shehu Koko gave the commendation in Abuja on Saturday.
Dr Koko who described the recent attack as a welcome development said the Parliament will continue to support the Air Force in ensuring that boko haram insurgents are completely wiped out of the Country especially in the North East.
He said “The House Committee on Air Force want to use this medium to congratulate the Nigerian Air Force in carrying out a night time airstrikes executed on 31 December after series of intelligence and Surveillance.
This is a sign of a new year in their operations in the year 2020.
The Chief of Air Staff Sadiq Abubakar has always proves to the Country that the force is capable and will continue to carry out its assignment in the interest of Nigerians.
We hereby use this occasion to commend the operations of the Force and promise to do all within our Constitution to provide all the necessary equipment needed to the discharge of their duties.”
The Air Force Committee also assured Nigerians that the Committee under the watch of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila will carry out its oversight functions diligently and efficiently.
Recall that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) through his spokesman Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola in a statement on Friday said it’s Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole had destroyed a boko haram Terrorists logistics facility at Gujeri Sambisa Forest of Borno State.
However the House Committee Chairman said he is optimistic that the Force will sustain the tempo in its renewed effort to wipe out terrorist hideouts completely in Nigeria especially the North East.
While commending President Muhammadu Buhari for his undying support for the Force, he urged residents in the North East to continue to provide necessary information to help the force in its operations.