U.S. and Nigerian officials join to celebrate $38 million in Kainji Air Force Base improvements
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer Wale Adelakun, Nigerian Air Force Air Commodore MA Akiode and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division Commander Col. John Lloyd discuss the positive impacts of construction efforts at Kainji Air Force Base in Nigeria following a ceremony celebrating recently completed base infrastructure improvements there April 27, 2023. They participated in ribbon cutting ceremonies highlighting the completion of several construction projects supporting recently delivered A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, like the sun shades they are under and improvements to the hangar facility behind them. The construction was part of the historic $500 million U.S. foreign military sale to Nigeria, which also includes the delivery of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, munitions, and training. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)

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