By Chinedu Adonu
ENUGU—CHIEF of Air Staff, Nigerian Airforce, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has appointed Air Vice Marshal Saddiq Ismaila Kaita as the new Air Officer Commanding Ground Training Command, GTC, Enugu.
Air Vice Marshal Kaita took over from Air Vice Marshal Sampson Akpasa who has been appointed as the Air Officer Commanding Special Operation Command Bauchi.
AVM Saddiq Ismaila Kaita was the Air Officer Commanding Special Operation Commander, Bauchi before his appointment as the Air Officer Commanding Ground Training Command.
The Senior Officer had ab-initio, been Flying Training Instructor at 301 Flying Training School ,FTS, Kaduna from May 1988 to October 1988 and Basic Flying Training Instructor at 303 Flying FTS Kano from 1990 to 1992.
He was posted back to 301 FTS and underwent instructor pilot training on ABT – 18 primary flying trainer in 1994, then Dornier 228 conversion course in 1998. The senior officer attended Junior and Senior Division Staff Courses at Armed Forces Command and Staff Course Jaji in 1996 and 2002 respectively. He attended the National Defence College, Bangladesh where he had his Master Degree in Strategic Studies.