OGSG To Facilitate Establishment Of Air Force Base, Training School

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed plans by his administration to facilitate the establishment of the Nigeria Air force base and a training school in the State, to complement its first Agro-Cargo Airport project.
Governor Abiodun who made this known at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, when he received the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Jason Gbassa, noted that the State government would continue to support all security agencies in the State.
Abiodun in his quest to give security agencies in the State a sense of belonging, donated a pickup truck for the use of the naval command, as well as a car to the Nigeria Navy Secondary School, promising to look into the issue of infrastructure in the school.
” We want to have the Nigeria Air force base here because we are building an Agro-Cargo Airport, and we will like to have a training school here as well. We will continue to do the needful in terms of providing the needed support for all the security agencies that are present in Ogun State”, he said.
The Governor also noted that his administration is working to build a port in its riverine area to attract more investment, seeking the cooperation of the Command to put a stop to attacks emanating from those areas.
Earlier in his remarks, Rear Admiral Gbassa, said the State would benefit more from its taskforce with the deployment of more naval officers, to curb criminal activities in the area, adding that the Command is currently working towards scaling up its presence at the Tongeji oil rich area.