The Nigerian army now has its first aviation hangar.
Although yet to be stocked with fighting platforms, chief of army staff says the hangar is a critical component of the force.
Very senior army personnel were at the Jaji military cantonment in Kaduna state for the commissioning.
Lieutenant General TukurBuratai was accompanied on the trip by former Chief of Army and later Defense staff, General Martin Luther Agwai – retired.
Earlier, the army chief was at the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peace Keeping Centre.
The launch of this hangar and runway is a dream come true for the army chief.
He says the next place flight structures will be established is the military barrack in Bama, Borno state.