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 Army Cemetery in Karonmajigi, Airport Highway, Abuja.
The Chief of Air Employees (CAS), AVM Oladayo Amao, mentioned they paid the supreme worth within the service to the nation.
“I stand right here right now bearing my private grief in addition to the complete NAF and the nation as we lay to relaxation the stays of our fallen colleagues whereas in lively responsibility 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 dying of the officers and airmen ought to spur Nigerians to reveal and battle crimes.
The Air Chief mentioned NAF will make sure that the departed souls didn’t die in useless. He promised their households of continued assist.
Director, NAF Chaplaincy Protestants, Group Capt. Dogo Gani, prayed that the stays of the fallen heroes will relaxation in peace.
Aircraft crash: Nigerian Air Drive buries officers