All Nigeria Latest News reports that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted any involvement in the airstrike that resulted in casualties among Tudun Biri villagers in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
In response to the assertion, the Air Force, represented by its spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, clarified that the NAF has not conducted any aerial operations in Kaduna over the past 24 hours.
Commodore Gabkwet emphasized that the Nigerian Air Force is not the exclusive service employing combat armed drones in the region.
Read the full statement from the Nigerian Air Force below:
THE NAF HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN ANY AIR OPERATIONS IN KADUNA STATE IN THE LAST 24 HOURS
The news making the rounds alleging that Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft accidentally killed innocent civilians in Kaduna is false. Please be informed that the NAF has not carried out any air operations within Kaduna State and environs in the last 24 hours. Also, note that the NAF is not the only organization operating combat armed drones in the North western region of Nigeria.
It is also important to ensure that due diligence is always exhausted by the media before going to press with unverified and unconfirmed reports.
Director of Public Relations and Information
Nigerian Air Force
3 December 2023