Vehicle Restrictions Along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway Announced As Air Force Begins Counter Terrorism Exercise

File photo: Ammunition and mobile phones recovered from armed bandits by Army in Zamfara on June 23, 2018.

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

In its bid at ensuring terrorism is pushed back, the Nigerian Air Force has concluded arrangements to commence a simulation exercise along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway on Monday.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Director of Public Relations & Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola.

“This is to inform the general public, especially residents of Birnin Gwari and Afaka as well as their environs, that the Nigerian Air Force will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism, code named EXERCISE NA ZO, along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road on Monday, 28 October 2019. 

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

It further informed that additionally, there will be restriction of vehicular movement at aforementioned road during the Exercise. 

“Members of the public are advised not to panic but to go about their normal businesses, as the Nigerian Air Force will endeavour to minimize disruptions to normal activities,” it concluded.


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