The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has constituted a Committee of serving and retired senior officers to conduct a safety audit of all Nigerian Air Force(NAF) operational and engineering units.
Chaired he Deputy Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, Air Vice Marshal Abraham Adole, the Committee is to submit its report not later than 18 June 2021.
Elanza News reports that in recent times, the Nigeria Air Force aircrafts have been involved in air mishap killing about 17 military officers including the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.
But the Committee setup by Amao 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.
A statement issued by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet who is the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force said the committee is also to interact with unit operational and technical personnel for views, observations and contributions on safety measures.