10th July, 2017
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has commended the Military for their efforts and sacrifice in maintaining peace and security in the Country.
The Governor made the commendation during the commissioning of Liquid Oxygen Plant built by the Nigeria Air Force Base Yola.
The Governor also appreciated the Nigeria Air Force for its support and cooperation being given to his administration at all times, assuring that his administration will continue to support the Military in order to carry out its responsibilities effectively.
He lauded the Nigeria Air Force for their magnanimity in building the Liquid Oxygen Plant in the state, stressing that it is a great achievement made by NAF in recent time.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla also said that government will patronised the plant for the use of Oxygen at Hospitals .
In his remarks the Chief of Air Staff Air Marshall Sadiq Baba Abubakar said the Nigeria Air Force Base Yola has witnessed an unprecedented infrastructural development aimed at ensuring that officers and men of the force gets the desired support and encouragement from the government .
The Chief of Air Staff explained that the establishment of the Oxygen Plant is expected to serve the NAF in its operations for the survival of the Pilots as well as for the use in Hospitals towards ensuring medical facilities and to save lives of the people.
He however revealed that the Liquid Oxygen Plant has the capacity to produce about One Hundred Thousand of Liquid Oxygen per day.
Air Marshall Sadiq Baba Abubakar thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for the support and cooperation given to the Air force Base Yola by the State Government and assured that the Force will continue to perform it's constitutional duties by defending the territorial integrity of the country as well as maintaining peace and security.
He also assured the commitment and dedication of officers and men of the NAF in conducting their official duties .