The Air Officer Commanding of the Nigerian Air Force Mobility Command in Bayelsa State, Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Aliyu Gaya Bello on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
In his remarks, AVM Bello sought close collaboration with the Board on different areas and offered the support of the Nigerian Air Force in lifting heavy machinery from foreign lands and across location incountry. He also proposed for closer collaboration between the Board and the Command in social activities.
He also commended the Executive Secretary on the successful completion of the Nigerian Content Tower and other giant strides the Board had recorded in promoting Local Content in the oil and gas industry and industrializing the economy.
In his response, the Executive Secretary thanked the Nigerian Air Force and other members of the Armed Forces for their sacrifices in securing Nigerians and the nation at large. He noted that the relative security that is being enjoyed in Bayelsa State could be attributed to the presence of the Nigerian Air Force Mobility Command in Bayelsa State.
He said the Board would take advantage of the airlifting services offered by the Air Force in moving some of the equipment acquired for its major projects in Bayelsa State and elsewhere.
He also gave assurance that the Board would continue to collaborate closely with the Nigeria Air Force and support their operations in Bayelsa State.
AVM Bello was accompanied by senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force Mobility Command in Bayelsa state while senior management staff of the Board were also present at the meeting.