The Nigerian Air Force has pledged its readiness to dislodge and flush out any criminal element in the maritime domain. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa stated this at in an exclusive interview with Core TV News. He says in curbing pipeline vandalism and oil theft in the South – West, South – South and other related areas, the force has launched operation Awatse in a bid to provide air support for joint task force recently set up by the Defence Headquarters.
According to strong indications based on analysis of the enclosed footage on Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance as well as Strike and, Battle Damage Assessment missions undertaken by NAF aircraft in Arepo Ogun state, The Nigeria Air Force says the force is in the front line of the operation to provide intelligence gathering that will enhance the operations.
The Director, Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force says with the launch of operation Awatse the Force is ready to flush out and terminate the activities of the vandals and criminal elements who terrorise people of the area.