Nigerian Air Force to establish hospital for people displaced by Boko Haram.

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar, has
authorized the immediate establishment of
a second-level hospital at the largest
Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDP) in
Maiduguri, as part of his strategy to tackle
the Boko Haram Terrorist Group in the North
In addition to the establishment of the
hospital, the Air Chief also ordered the
construction of a borehole to service the
hospital and other people within the camp,
the Director of Public Relations and
Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Dele
Alonge, said.
The National Security Adviser, Babagana
Monguno, accompanied by Service Chiefs
visited several IDP Camps in Borno, Yobe and
Adamawa States including Dalori Camp last
week where they observed that the elderly
men, women and children were in dire need
of more healthcare and water supply.
The Chief of Air Staff gave the NAF Director
of Medical Services the directive to establish
a hospital with full complements to enhance
the IDP healthcare needs.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force has
intensified its aerial bombardments of the
Sambisa forest.
F-7 fighter aircraft carried out missions over
designated targets and suspected Boko
Haram locations. Also, Alpha Jet carried out
armed reconnaissance and attacked some
moving vehicles belonging to Boko Haram.
The Mi -24 and Mi-35 attack helicopters also
carried out attacks on some identified
targets all in Sambisa forest.
The ATR-42 and Diamond-142 surveillance
aircraft continued with their ISR missions
over Damasak, Alafia and Sambisa forest
where some abandoned vehicles belonging
to the terrorists were seen at some
locations in the forest.
The Chief of Air Staff has reiterated his
assurances to all Nigerians that the air
assault would continue until total victory is


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