The Nigerian Air Force says it is still searching for two of its officers who are involved in an air crash on March 31st this year in Borno State.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao stated this at an Easter Launch with troops of Operation Hadarin Daji and 213 Forward Operating Base in katsina.
Air Marshal Amao says the videos being circulated on social media alluding that the aircraft was shot down are false.
He observes that the country is confronted with numerous security challenges by rising cases of criminality assuring to work assiduously in synergy with sister services and other security agencies to rid the country of criminal activities.
Represented by Air Vice Marshal Charles Ohwo, the Chief of Air Staff points out that a lot has been achieved in degrading the capacity and capability of the bandits, but much needs to be done to achieve the desired level of peace and security across the country.
The Chief Of Air Staff says Operation BADA WUTA with the support of ground troops in the last few weeks have drastically reduced banditry activities in Katsina and Zamfara States.
He commends the troops for their continued efforts to ensure the protection of lives and property of Nigerians living in the North West through the projection of air power in support of ground forces.