The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, commissioned a new Guest House at the NAF Officers’ Mess (NAFOM), NAF Base, Bill Clinton Drive, Abuja.
The new Guest House, which is another initiative of the current NAF leadership to improve the welfare of NAF personnel, consists of 10 rooms, was furnished with modern facilities and is expected to cater for the transit lodging needs of both officers and allied guests visiting Abuja.
Speaking during the commissioning, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who was represented by the Chief of Administration, Air Vice Marshal Kingsley Lar, said the new NAFOM Guest House was geared towards meeting the lodging needs of officers who visit Abuja from units outside the capital.
He further highlighted that the Guest House was well furnished to provide comfort for guests as well as project the good image of the NAF.
He enjoined all who would use the facility to do so with decorum.
The CAS also added that, in the course of actualizing the project, the main Mess also received attention with the construction of a gazebo and Sit Out Bar as well as the renovation of the Mess building.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Deputy Managing Director NAF Investment Limited (NAFIL), Air Commodore Uchechi Nwagwu, who is also a Member of the Mess Committee, thanked the CAS for his relentless efforts at providing the necessary infrastructure to enable NAF Base Bill Clinton Drive Abuja have a wide spectrum of facilities to cater for officers’ needs.
Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force