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Nigerian Air Force denies conducting any recent air operations in Kaduna

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has refuted widespread claims suggesting that NAF aircraft accidentally caused harm to innocent civilians in Kaduna.

This was contained in a statement released on Monday in Abuja by Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information for the Nigeria Air Force.

Contrary to the circulating reports, Gabkwet clarified that the NAF had not conducted air operations in Kaduna State and its surroundings within 24 hours.

He emphasized that the NAF is not the sole entity utilizing combat-armed drones in the Northwestern region of Nigeria, highlighting the need for accurate attribution.

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The Director urged the media to exercise due diligence, emphasizing the importance of verifying and confirming information before disseminating it to the public.

The NAF’s strong denial underscores the significance of accurate reporting in sensitive situations to prevent misinformation and maintain public trust.