NAF sets up committee to conduct safety audit


The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has constituted a committee of serving and retired senior officers of the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) to conduct a safety audit of all its operational and engineering units.
This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.
Gabkwet said, the committee is to, among other terms of reference, analyse safety reports from operational and engineering units, conduct safety evaluation of NAF units and recommend measures to enhance safety of operations in the units.
The statement said the committee will also to “interact with unit operational and technical personnel for views, observations and contributions on safety measures”.
According to Gabkwet, the committee chaired by the Deputy Theatre Commander, “Operation HADIN KAI”, Air Vice Marshal Abraham Adole, is to submit its report not later than 18 June 2021.
The setting up of the committee may have been prompted by the frequent crashes of the NAF aircrafts, the recent of which claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers at the Kaduna International airport.


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