The Chief of The Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar yesterday said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday commenced the Airlift of election materials for supplementary elections.
He spoke during the quarterly CAS conference with Branch Chiefs and Air Officers Commanding (AOC) at the headquarters of the Nigerian Air Force in Abuja.
He noted that “for the supplementary elections, our aircraft were able to convey some materials yesterday to Jalingo, Yola, and Bauchi.”
He said, “Similarly we are rounding up the distribution of supplementary election materials to other areas the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) wants us to go.”
He said the NAF was we were able to airlifts over 820,000 kilograms of electoral materials using eight aircraft to 31 different locations in Nigeria.
It was gathered that the Nigeria Air Force was part of the joint security committee set up by INEC for the 2019 general election but were brought into the logistics committee at the last minute.
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