By Ajogwu Jerry

In the early hours of yesterday, a group of unknown gunmen attacked the guard post at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

According to a statement made known by the Air Force Spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, the NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack, an airman paid the “supreme sacrifice” in the process.

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has immediately ordered an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.