Nigeria receives five fighter jets from Pakistan

Fighter jets
Fighter jets

The Nigerian Air Force has received five Super Mushsak fighter planes from Pakistan to enhance its air power capability.

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Sadiq Abubakar, and members of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on NAF inspected the war planes on Friday in Kaduna.

Mr. Abubakar said the planes, which would be unveiled later, were acquired for the training of air force personnel and to improve the service air power.

The air chief, who witnessed the graduation of 269 NAF special squad for the protection of critical national assets, said the service remain committed to safeguarding the territorial integrity of Nigeria.

The personnel went through the Basic Regiment Airmen Course and Force Protection in Complex Air Ground Environment Course at the NAF Regiment Training Centre, Kaduna.

Mr. Abubakar challenged the personnel to remain committed to the Nigeria project, assuring them that the leadership of the force would transform the service for effective and efficient response to any security challenge.

He commended the British Government for its continued support towards capacity building of air personnel through the BMATT programme.

Abubakar pledged that NAF would meet its social contract with the Nigerian people, even as it takes on more responsibilities.


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  • Mentus

    Show me your friends and I will tell you the kind of person you are. Parkinstan is one of the top countries linked to terrorism, Christian persecution and criminality has now become Nigeria’s friend and supplier of arms. Islamisation on the move.

    • Bravo 37

      Subversive and irresponsible folks , Always attributing achievements to religion:
      Nigeria / Parkistan relation dates back many years :
      Please check your facts before making unsubstansive comments.
      Kudos to the Chief of Airstaff ; your achievements these 2 years is beyond human comprehension .

      • 0tile

        Are saying that there is zero Islamic terrorism going on in Paki? What kind of good influence can Nigeria learn from Paki? Is this delivery from Paki not meant for violence, by bombing Nigerians? Nigerian rulers have run amok with Islamic madness.

      • okenwa

        Because he use his papa money buy the manslughter jets.

  • Orphic

    The planes in the picture are US made F16s not Super Mushsaks.

    • Julius

      Yes, I was about to say that. lolz…I bet we paid double price for each with some cuts going to some Gen. bank account somewhere far away from Nigeria. smh !

  • Alhaji

    This is the plane we may buy for $millions not F16 your displayed

  • Riot50000

    From one Islamic State to another. Meanwhile, Nigerian Christians are busy scratching and sniffing their asses, believing no one is out to Islamise the zoo

    • okenwa

      They are shouting restructure with big grammar.

  • Alhaji

    Terrorist countries such as Saudi, Pakistan, Iran, Somalia Syria, etc. are you will get from Buhari to fight jihad for him.

    • okenwa

      Alhaji this your english no gree me read.

  • Amin

    even GEJ bought weapons from Russia, south Africa and other christrian countries so guys, lets be positive when making criticisms

  • George

    Anywhere Talibans are in power worldwide they always cooperate no matter the location or region.

    Welcome to two mullahs arrangement.

  • Primo Compatriot

    and we are to celebrate because … NAF got a glorified bush plane?

    BTW why isn’t NAF making effort to start the assembly and maintenance of this trainer aircraft locally just the way the Pakistanis did

    • okenwa

      Dont be decieved hausa fulani is preparing incase of eventuality otherwise why paki jets.

  • John Middle Belt

    Nigeria getting Fighter jets from Pakistan? Oh Nigeria! See how the so called policy makers have relegated you. I say Nigeria shall rise again for good in Jesus mighty name. The name above all others.

  • Senator D

    Nigerian Army establishes a battalion in Port-Harcourt. Now they have gotten fighter Jets from Paki…. First they say no Coup plot, now all these small small things…Few days ago Tony Blair visited the North…And some EU countries have pledged to support certain core Northern states to develop them… Are they for IPOB or the Coup plot against Osinbajo? Am just saying my own, am NOT saying anything….Please someone help me confirm if no be true I dey talk…

  • Frank Bassey

    From Pakistan, not America? Where is Obama and Kerry? Shame!

    • Wale

      RETIRED bro.
      Wake from your slumber.

      • Frank Bassey

        Slumber? Are you sure you are in this country, and you understand what has been happening in the past three years?

  • 0tile

    So Osibande has joined the sheepish leadership of the Fulanis. Nigerians are starving to death but the crooks are buying expensive fighter jets from Islamic Paki. Are they going to fight hunger with Paki made fighters? Dumb_idiots.

    • okenwa

      Hausa fulani are geting ready for war and you are here cursing them and shouting restructure.

  • Simeon Nigel

    The Hausa-fulanis inner caucaus has now shown clearly as to why they got a strong grips in the entire Nigeria military commands and that is why Boko Haram sects will not finish on time, and they even wnet as far as purchasing SECOND HANDS SCRAPS, USED AND RE-PAINTED fighters jets plane from another third-world country like Pakistan which usually they are purchasing their own military hard-wares; like fighters jets, from Canada, USA and UK. Air Marshal Sadique, the air force chief, has demonstrated to all Nigerians that he is a hard-core Islamist begots, becuase Pakistan is a restrictive and indept conversatives Islamic country. No wonders, Air Marshal Sadique has been one of those columnist groups within the Nigeria military establishments that has been so supportive for the frivilous attacks by Boko Haram evil sects which General Tukur Brutai and cos are nurturing Boko Haram sects, while living comfortable in their life-style that were being paid for by the entire Nigerians people.

  • Gratgy

    Super Mushaks are neither fighter nor jets. They are simple turbo prop trainers built by Pakistan under license