By Mukwuzi Joseph
The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday took delivery of the first batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, announced this in a statement in Abuja.
According to Gabkwet, the aircraft arrived Kano at about 12.34 p.m.
He added that the officials that received the aircraft included the Minister of Defence, Major.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd.); Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.