The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inaugurated accommodation for officers and men serving at the 041 Communication Depot, Shasha, Lagos and 055 NAF LEGICO Camp, Onikan, Lagos. The development is to motivate them for greater efficiency.
The service also unveiled the refurbished tailoring factory at LEGICO, a multipurpose hall at the NAF Secondary School as well as a golf course at Shasha.
A six-block of three bedroom flats each was built to provide decent housing for married officers and their families in the barracks at Shasha, a block of 24 well- furnished studio apartments was erected at LEGICO to serve as transit accommodation for Airmen and Air Women.
Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said completing the projects was a testimony of the pledge he made on assumption of office in July 2015.
The Commander 041 Communication Depot, Shasha, Air Commodore Nkem Aguiyi, said that there had been unprecedented infrastructural development at NAF establishments since the present leadership came in.Commander 055 NAF Camp, Wing Commander Abubakar Yahaya, praised the CAS for reviving the tailoring factory, which he said would boost the production of uniforms for Airmen and Airwoman.
Unveiling these projects yestetsay, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said completing the projects was testimony of the pledge he made at assumption of office in July 2015.
“Then, I resolved to make priority the welfare needs of NAF personnel being a major requirement in the development of human capacity for enhance operation performance.
“While the service is being restructured for efficient service delivery in the last five years; there have also been series of infrastructure development aimed at improving both the working and living conditions of our personnel.
“You have a responsibility to ensure adequate and sustained maintenance of the infrastructure in all our bases. As a service, we must also strive to continuously meet and even exceed expectations of the nation at this time of heightened insecurity by protecting the citizenry and our critical assets as well as bringing succour to the despaired in the discharge of our constitutional responsibility to the nation,” said Abubaka.
Earlier, the Commander 041 Communication Depot, Shasha, Air Commodore Nkem Aguiyi said there have been unprecedented infrastructural development in NAF establishments since the present leadership came in.
Similarly, Commander 055 NAF Camp, Wing Commander Abubakar Yahaya praised the CAS for reviving the tailoring factory which will boost the production of uniforms for Airmen and Airwoman, adding that the newly built 24 by one transit accommodation would definitely improve the welfare and raise morale of the unit’s personnel for enhanced and effective performance.”