Connect with us

News

Pictures Of The Funeral Ceremony Of Airforce Plane Crash Victims

Published

on

Airforce Plane Crash Victims

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Thursday, in Abuja, buried its personnel who died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on February 21. The officers were buried in National Military Cemetery, Karonmajigi, Airport Road, Abuja. Airforce Plane Crash

The officers are Haruna Gadzama, a flight lieutenant (Captain), Henry Piyo, flight lieutenant (Co-Pilot), Micheal Okpara, a flying officer (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist) and Bassey Etim, a warrant officer (ATOS Specialist).

The others are Olasunkanmi Olawunmi, a flight sergeant, (ATOS Specialist), Ugochukwu Oluka, a sergeant (ATOS Specialist) and Adewale Johnson, an aircraftman (Onboard Technician).





Airforce Plane Crash Victims

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Oladayo Amao, an air vice marshal, said the officers had paid the supreme price in the service to the nation.

“I stand here today bearing my personal grief as well as the entire NAF and the country as we lay to rest the remains of our fallen colleagues while in active duty to the service of their fatherland.

“I must confess that even at this moment, NAF is still in palpable shock and grieving very deeply upon this loss of our gallant and courageous heroes,” he said.

Mr Amao said it was in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the staff and students abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State that the officers died.

He advised that the death of the officers and airmen ought to spur the rest of Nigerians to relentlessly expose and fight crimes.

“We must throw everything that we have into this fight to ensure that our departed colleagues did not die in vain.





Airforce Plane Crash Victims

“Their death is a huge loss to the NAF family and indeed the entire nation.

The CAS also assured the families of the late officers that the service is with them at this time, as well as others both within and outside the country.

Earlier, the Director, NAF Chaplaincy Protestants, Dogo Gani, a group captain, said some prays. They prayed that the remains of the fallen heroes continue to rest in peace.

Mr Gani urged all the NAF personnel as well as the civilian staff of the service to make it a point of duty to pray for the souls of the fallen heroes to rest in the bosom hands of the Almighty God. Airforce Plane Crash Victims

Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash VictimsAirforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash VictimsAirforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims Airforce Plane Crash Victims





Autojosh.com is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending