The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has commended U.S. Government for its support for Nigeria’s bid to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East through the approval of sale of A29 Super Tucano fighter jets to Nigerian Air Force.
Saraki gave the commendation in response to Wednesday’s announcement by Nigeria Air Force that the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, had presented Letters of Offer and Acceptance to Nigeria.
This represents the official American government’s offer to sell defence articles and services to Nigeria during a visit to Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sidique Abubakar.
In a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu,
the president of the Senate said the development was a positive indication that Amer...