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Air Force appoints new branch chiefs, others

The shake up is coming 48 hours after his directive to Air Force Operational and Air Component Commanders to maximize the deployment of firepower against terrorists and other criminal elements.Related News INEC seeks Air Force support on security, logistics Air Force seeks more time to end insecurity in Nigeria Air Force reveals identities of personnel killed in aircraft crash In the same vein, the erstwhile COPP, AVM Charles Ohwo is now the Chief of Defence Transformation and Innovation, Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.4th August 2022 4th August 2022 The Chief of the Air Staff , Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has approved the immediate appointment and redeployment of new Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding and other senior officers.AVM Aliyu Bello, former Chief of Standards and Evaluation is now redeployed as the CTOP, HQ NAF, Abuja while AVM Nkem Aguiyi takes over as the Chief of Air Intelligence, and AVM Hassan Abubakar, former AOC Logistics Command is now the Chief of Standards and Evaluation.

He added that Chief of Air Staff urged them to be proactive and synergize with sister services towards eliminating the threats particularly posed by terrorists in the country.The newly appointed and redeployed senior officers are expected to assume their new offices on or before Friday, 5 August 2022.

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