The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has charged Troops of Operation Gama Aiki (OPGA) and Personnel of 013 Quick Response Force, Minna, Niger State to sustain the tempo of operations and continue to fight gallantly until insurgents, armed bandits and all other criminal elements are completely eliminated and peace restored to the state and all other troubled parts of the country.
Air Marshal Amao gave the charge while celebrating the festive season with the Troops of Air Component of OPGA in Minna.
Represented by the Deputy Director of Operations, Headquarters NAF, Air Commodore Sunday Aneke, the Chief of the Air Staff noted that the lunch also provided an opportunity for the NAF to remember the sacrifices of fallen heroes who have paid the supreme price in the service to the country.
According to him, the security threats facing the country and the challenges they present to the attainment of national development goals require the emplacement of robust security architecture capable of rapid employment of airpower in the full spectrum of warfare.
He stated that operating in concert with sister services and other security agencies, has continued to courageously confront various security threats, while recording tangible results in the various theatres of operations.