Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’I has appealed to the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiqque Abubakar to deploy its Special Forces to help check cases of kidnapping along Kaduna- Abuja highway. He also appealed to the CAS to establish another detachment in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
Speaking at the commissioning of the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari, the governor commended the Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Jibril Zubairu Maigwari II for donating part of his land for the Air Force base.
He added that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to total defeat of all forms of insecurity in the country. Earlier, the Chief of Air Staff said NAF for some time now has been involved in various internal security operations in the country, either alone or in conjunction with sister services.