- Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar is opening up on his achievements following his retirement as Nigeria's chief of air staff
- According to Abubakar, all the objectives he set when he took the role back in 2015 were accomplished
- The immediate past CAS took a bow after serving in the position for five years and six months
Following his retirement as the 20th chief of air staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar has given himself a pat on the back.
Abubakar said after heading the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for 5 years, 6 months, and 13 days he was leaving fulfilled, having met all his set objectives, The Nation reports.
The outgoing chief of air staff made the disclosure during his fly out parade at the NAF Base in Abuja on Tuesday, February 2.
According to him, NAF in the last five years has been repositioned and restructured into a highly professional and disciplined Force.
H also expressed gratitude to all officers, airmen, and airwomen as well as civilian staff for working together as a team to move the airforce to a much higher level than he met it.
Legit.ng recalls that Abubakar who took over on July 13, 2015, resigned on Tuesday, January 26, alongside other security chiefs in the country.
Outgoing chief of air staff hands over to successor
Two days after his resignation as the chief of air staff, Abubakar handed over to his successor officially.
The outgoing chief of air staff in a series of tweets sighted by Legit.ng urged Nigerians to extend support to Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao as he takes over the mantle of leadership.
The handover ceremony took place on Friday, January 29, following his exit after serving in the position for five years.
Buratai says Nigerian Army will never remain the same
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai (retd.) disclosed that the Nigerian Army will never remain the same.
Buratai who resigned alongside other security chiefs in the country explained that this is due to his transformational leadership and landmark achievements.
He revealed this during his official handover to Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, the new Chief of Army Staff at the army headquarters on Thursday, January 28.