A total of 200 personnel trained in sundry courses graduated yesterday, Friday 23 June 2023, from the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Administrative Management Kaduna.
The graduates comprised 9 officers and 191 airmen/airwomen, who completed one of the 9 courses organized by the institute.
The courses include the Initial Personnel Administration Management Officers Course, Integrated Basic Clerical Course, Basic Physical Education Course, Basic Catering Course, Basic Military Band Course, and Basic Information Assistant Certificate Course; all of which lasted for 6 months. Others include the Admin Upgrading A1 Course, Admin Upgrading A2 Course, and Advance Physical Education Course that lasted for 3 months.
This was contained in a statement by the spokesperson for the service, Air Commodore Ayodele Famuyiwa, on Saturday.
Representing the Chief of the Air Staff as the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion, the Director of Administration, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Yusuf, disclosed the incumbent NAF administration is poised to give adequate priority to training across all specialties to develop robust capacity geared towards effective employment of air power in furtherance of national security.
“He, therefore, urged all NAF training institutions to be proactive in their pursuit of capacity development in order to bridge the current skill deficiency across all trades and specialties in the NAF.
“While congratulating the personnel for the successful completion of their respective courses, the Guest of Honour urged them to exhibit high level of professionalism in discharging their assigned tasks as the course they just concluded has provided them an opportunity to contribute more to the efforts of the NAF in national security,” the statement partly read.