The Nigerian Air Drive (NAF) on Thursday buried officers who died within the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on February 21.
The personnel have been laid to relaxation on the Nationwide Navy Cemetery in Karonmajigi, Airport Street, Abuja. The Chief of Air Workers (CAS), AVM Oladayo Amao, mentioned they paid the supreme worth within the service to the nation.
“I stand right here as we speak bearing my private grief in addition to the whole NAF and the nation as we lay to relaxation the stays of our fallen colleagues whereas in energetic obligation to the service of their fatherland.
“I have to confess that even at this second, NAF continues to be in palpable shock and grieving very deeply upon this lack of our gallant and brave heroes,” NAN quoted him as saying.
Amao added that the officers died throughout efforts to safe the discharge of the employees and college students kidnapped from the Authorities Science School Kagara, Niger State.
He mentioned the demise of the officers and airmen ought to spur Nigerians to show and battle crimes.
The Air Chief mentioned NAF will be certain that the departed souls didn’t die in useless. He promised their households of continued help.
Director, NAF Chaplaincy Protestants, Group Capt. Dogo Gani, prayed that the stays of the fallen heroes will relaxation in peace.