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It also collected an excise duty of N10,658,695,609.41 billion in June 2021 –the highest collected in a month in the command – out of the of the N15,871,894,311.83 billion generated as revenue between May 1 and July 6, bringing the cumulative revenue collected for the 2021 fiscal year to N36,658,156,560.99 billion.

According to the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, the committee is expected to, among other terms of reference, analyse safety reports from operational and engineering units, conduct safety evaluation of NAF units and recommend measures to enhance safety of operations in the units.

In terms of military aircraft strength, Nigeria is ranked 65 out of 140 countries in a 2021 Global Firepower Index, far behind Egypt (10), Algeria (22). Morocco (40), Sudan (51), Tunisia (58) and Kenya (59). But whereas it is generally agreed that Nigeria needs to re-tool, fund, and re-position its military, especially in the face of the spread of terrorism,