By Kassim Omomia
Apparently worried by several crashes of its operational aircrafts, killing occupants, including the recent death of the Chief Army Staff Lt General Attahiru Ibrahim in an Airforce Beechcroft Aircraft, the Nigeria Airforce is to audit its operational, engineering units
An audit committee set up by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, will look at the engineering and operational equipment in the Service to guage their safety conditions.
The committee according to a statement issued by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, is made up of serving and retired senior officers
Their terms of reference, among others, is to conduct a safety audit of all Nigerian Air Force(NAF) operational and engineering units, 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 Committee Chaired by Air Vice Marshal Abraham Adole, Deputy Theatre Commander, Operation HADIN KAI, is also to interact with unit operational and technical personnel for views, observations and contributions on safety measures.
They are to submit the report not later than 18 June 2021.