The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to improving the welfare of its personnel.
The Chief of Air Force (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, restated the commitment in Abuja on Wednesday, while inaugurating an arcade and water park established by the Nigerian Air Force Investment Ltd. (NAFIL).
Abubakar was represented by the Chief of Accounts/Budget, NAF Headquarters, AVM Clement Ogbeche.
Abubakar said that he was delighted to be associated with the company and, indeed, the entire NAF Holding Company, for their efforts in improving the welfare of NAF personnel.
“This project, which is fully funded and carried out by NAFIL, is part of its efforts toward providing ample welfare amenities for the benefit of NAF personnel and their families as well as the general public.
“It is pertinent to state that NAFIL, which is an investment outfit whose capital base is drawn from contributions by all NAF personnel, has pursued a lot of projects.
“The projects are for the improvement of welfare of our personnel and the general public.
“I am highly impressed with your commitment to achieve these laudable feats, as this will equally enhance the dividends which the company pays to NAF personnel on their contributions.
“There is also no doubt that our personnel and their families will also definitely enjoy the benefits, which these beautiful facilities in this very serene environment will provide,” he said.
The Managing Director of NAFIL, Air Commodore Uchechi Nwagwu, said that development of the facility was one of NAFIL’s efforts at diversification of its portfolios so as to enhance its turnover.
Nwagwu noted that the company had gradually grown to become a leading investment outfit that managed contributions of NAF personnel.
“It is to this end, that NAFIL decided to identify a green area within the city centre to create facilities for recreation for NAF’s personnel and the general public,” he said.