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NAF commences airlift of INEC materials from Abuja to different states



The Nigerian air force (NAF) has started airlifting electoral materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the presidential election holding on Saturday.

In a statement, Ibikunle Daramola, NAF’s spokesman, said the airlifting of the materials started on Monday across the country.

“The airlift exercise includes day and night missions, during which both sensitive and non-sensitive electoral materials were conveyed in batches, with NAF c-130 Hercules aircraft from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja to various airports across the country,” the statement read.

“The material were duly delivered by the C-130H aircraft crew to teams of INEC and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officials together with security personnel waiting at various airports.”

NAF added that it is carrying out this exercise in fulfillment of its constitutional role of providing military aid to civil authority.

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