Nigeria Receives First Batch Of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft


Nigeria has received the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft procured from the United States of America.

Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force said confirmed in a statement the aircraft arrived in Kano State on Thursday afternoon.

“On hand to receive the aircraft were the Honourable Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao,” a statement signed by NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, noted.

In 2018, former US President, Donald Trump, confirmed the sales of the fighter planes to Nigeria during meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.


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