Molly Kilete, Abuja
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.
NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who made this known in a statement, said NAF’s fighter aircraft would be flying at low level during the rehearsals.
He also said that there would be an increase in the movement of NAF aircraft within the Federal Capital Territory beginning Monday 17 till October, 2, 2018 as pilots commence rehearsals for the occasion.
The NAF, therefore, advised the public not to panic and go about their legitimate businesses.
Commodore Daramola in the statement said, “The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will carry out aerial display as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 58th Anniversary Celebration. Consequently, there will be movement of NAF aircraft within the Federal Capital Territory from now till 2 October 2018 as NAF pilots commence rehearsals for the occasion.
“Fighter aircraft would be flying at low level during the rehearsals. The NAF therefore wishes to advise members of the public not to panic but to go about their normal businesses”.