Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, on Sunday, warned officers and men to distance themselves from politicians, and ensure that they carried out their duties effectively.
In a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, he charged the personnel to maintain a high level of discipline and sustain regimentation as anything short of these would attract severe sanctions.
He said the CAS gave the warning during a retreat with Air Warrant Officers (AWOs) and Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) of all NAF Units, including tri-service institutions held at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja.
According to him, the meeting centred on interaction with the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers and to have a robust and frank discussion with the highest echelon of the service on issues affecting the service in order to provide a lasting solution.
He further stated that although it is their responsibility to vote during elections,they should not be seen directly aiding or campaigning for political parties.