NAF to conduct simulation exercise along Akure-Oshogbo expressway




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By Doris Esa


Abuja –  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism, nicknamed EXERCISE ‘BUJE EKUN’, along Akure-Oshogbo Expressway on Thursday.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Relations and Information, announced this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

“This is to inform the general public, especially residents of Ipetu-Ijesha and adjoining communities in Oriade Local Area of Osun State that the Nigerian Air will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism, nicknamed EXERCISE ‘BUJE EKUN’, along Akure-Oshogbo Expressway on Thursday, Dec.5.

“Accordingly, there will be movement of aircraft, vehicles, equipment, personnel as well as firing of live ammunition during the period of the routine military exercise.

“Additionally, there will be restriction of vehicular movement during the period of the exercise along aforementioned road,” he said.

Daramola  advised the public, especially plying the route not to panic but go about their normal businesses as NAF would endeavour to minimise disruptions to normal activities.

(NAN)