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HURIWA calls for punishment of NAF Spokesman, gives reasons for military plane crashes




Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, has known as for the punishment of the Nigerian Air Drive Spokesman for attempting to deceive Nigerians by initially denying {that a} army plane crashed on the weekend.

DAILY POST had authoritatively reported {that a} NAF Alpha jet that flew out of base for an assault on Sunday crashed in Kaduna State.

The fighter aircraft routinely conducts air raids on the Kaduna-Katsina-Zamfara hall and crashed in Kaduna throughout one in every of such operations however there was no casualty.

Nevertheless, NAF debunked the report by way of the Director of Public Relations and Data, NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, saying there was “No crash in Kaduna.”

He stated he was nonetheless making contacts from different areas, insisting that no NAF aircraft left Yola, Adamawa State for Kaduna on Sunday.

“No crash in Kaduna. No plane left Yola for Kaduna. I’m making contact and awaiting info from different areas,” he stated.

It later admitted the crash the next day.

And talking in an unique interview with DAILY POST, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, Nationwide Coordinator of HURIWA, stated the “Spokesman of the Nigerian Air Drive determined to not inform Nigerians the reality. DAILY POST reported that there was a aircraft crash and the Air Drive spokesman advised one other newspaper that it was not true.

“And in that very same story the place he was attempting to disclaim the aircraft crash, he additionally stated he was awaiting additional directions.

“So why did he go forward to disclaim there was a aircraft crash if he was not even fully abreast with what occurred. So what we’re saying is that this, that is how impunity has destroyed Nigeria.

“If a authorities official is meant to hold out a mandate and he refuses or fails to try this if he’s responsible of dereliction of responsibility, there may be punishment for that .

“There are punishments for dishonesty, for mendacity to the general public. This man yesterday stated there was no aircraft crash and right this moment he stated there was a aircraft crash and there’s no accountability.”

Talking additional, the human rights activist supplied his opinion on why army aircrafts have continued to crash within the nation, blaming the federal government for intentionally refusing to research

Based on him, “The rationale for these aircraft crashes is due to deliberate efforts on the a part of the federal government to not examine the causes of the crashes. There’s deliberate effort to cover the reality .

“And why is the federal government afraid of the reality? The reality should prevail. The Spokesman of the Air Drive that wished to deceive Nigerians by denying there was a aircraft crash ought to be moved away from that beat as a result of he has failed.

“Until he did what his boss advised him to do, and if it was his boss that made him attempt to deceive Nigerians, it means he doesn’t have respect for Nigerians and he ought to apologise.”

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