The Minister of Defense, resigned Major General Bashir Magashi, has requested the help of the US for the Nigerian Army Aviation to turn out to be completely operational.
An assertion by Magashi’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammad Abdulkadri, on Friday said he settled on the decision during a visit of the US assignment drove by the Commander of the US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend, on Thursday in Abuja.
Magashi said an undeniable Nigerian Army Aviation was a basic segment in the progressing counter-illegal intimidation and counter-rebellion crusades.
As per him, Nigeria will value the US intercession to completely build up the Aviation Unit of the Nigerian Army as a power multiplier in the on-going battle against ISWAP/fear mongers in the country.
The Minister said thanks to the US for its specialized and labor preparation upholds towards improving the country’s ability and capacities to end instability upsetting the country.
He recognized the advancement recorded in the inventory of Super Tucano airplane, Thunder Boat for Maritime Operations, and coordinations to the Multinational Joint Task Force for improved battle proficiency and viability.
Magashi additionally uncovered that the Nigerian military had received global prescribed procedures to decrease inadvertent blow-back in the battle against psychological oppression.
He added that the battling powers were utilizing low motor business as usual in the auditoriums of battles in consistency with the Rules of Engagements.
Townsend praised Nigeria for assuming the main part in Africa Sub provincial security matters.
He guaranteed the public authority that the US would keep on supporting the nation’s military.
Townsend additionally sympathized with Nigeria on the airplane incident that killed seven-team individuals installed a plane of the Nigerian Air Force.