Bandits bring down NAF jet after Gumi warned about purchase of anti-aircraft missiles

Bandits terrorising the northern part of Nigeria last Monday proved right the claim made months ago by Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, that they were acquiring anti-aircraft missiles to attack the country’s military fighter jets. About 154 days after Gumi gave the intelligence in an exclusive interview with Sunday PUNCH published on February 14, bandits in Zamfara State, on July 18, gunned down a Nigerian Air Force Alfa Jet flown by Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo.   The military aircraft perished but the pilot luckily escaped and survived the deadly onslaught, according to a July 19 statement by NAF’s Director

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