Nigerian Air force gets first female Air Warrant Officer

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The Nigerian Air Force has approved the appointment of Grace Tabawa Garba to the rank of an Air Warrant Officer.

Moreover, the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola confirmed the appointment on Tuesday, October 1st.

In essence, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Mashal Sadique Abubakar approved the appointment.

Meanwhile, The Nigerian Air Force promoted Garba from Master Warrant Officer (MWO) to an Air Warrant Officer (AWO).

However, with the new development, Garba happens to be the first female senior non-commissioned officer (SNCO) to be promoted to the highest rank in the Armed Forces of Nigeria.

By and large, the promotion demonstrates how committed the present NAF leadership is.

Obviously, they are paying attention to the empowerment of female personnel to realize their full potentials.

“It will also motivate and spur other women in the service to strive for excellence and aspire for such rare elevation”.

Garba is presently the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the NAF School of Medical Sciences and Aviation Medicine (NAFSMSAM) Kaduna State.

Come October 15, Garba will be decorated with the new rank.

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