The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force will deploy four Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAV, to Zamfara State to further boost the fight against insecurity.
He made this known during a visit to the state to assess infrastructure, and to secure land for the new facilities.
Air Marshall Abubakar said the deployment of four UAV is to use human and material resources to ensure security in the country.
He said the Air Force would deploy more personnel to Zamfara State to strengthen the ongoing war against the spate of insecurity in the state and beyond.
He solicited more support from people of the state in the area of intelligence, to enable the troops to locate the hideouts of the bandits.
Governor Bello Mohammed of Zamfara State said his administration will not spare those who are providing cover for the criminal elements.
He said the state government will work hard with security operatives, to fish out the criminals in the state.
Zamfara State Government has donated land to the Air Force to build the runway for the UAV in the state.
The Chief of Air Staff was accompanied by some senior Air Force officers.