Two Armed Forces Of Liberia Officers Undergoing Flight Training In Nigeria

Two personnel of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are undergoing two-year flight training in Nigeria, an official of government has announced.
 
Deputy Information Minister Robert Kpadeh named the two officers as Second Lieutenants Varney A. Sirleaf and Jerrick J. Dwanah.
 
He told the Ministry of Information daily press conference in Monrovia Tuesday that the training was part of efforts by the Ministry of National Defense to enhance the air capabilities of the AFL.
 
It can be recalled that in December 2013, two AFL Air Force Officers attended the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) 301 Flying School in Kaduna, Nigeria for a two-year flight training course.
 
According to Kpadeh, the latest training started January 2015 and ends December 2016, and will enable the officers log in the required 200 flight hours in order to earn the Private Pilot License (PPL) and Commercial Pilot License (CPL) .
 
Kpadeh noted that the training reflects the vision of Liberia’s Defense authorities to gradually build the air capability of the AFL like other specialized components, including the coast guard, medical unit and engineering company.
 
Meanwhile, according to Kpadeh, Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has expressed gratitude to the AFL High Command for the impressive report coming from the Nigeria Air Force Training School regarding the performance of the two officers.
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