An airman from the Nigerian air force (NAF), identified as Corporal Meshach Iliya Komo, died during a parachute training in Kaduna.
Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF director of public relations and information, in a statement confirmed the incident which happened on Sunday.
The statement reads:
“NAF is sad to announce the passing of one of its airmen, Corporal Meshach Iliya Komo, who died in Kaduna today, April 14 2019, in a parachuting accident during recurrency training, the statement read.
“On behalf of officers, airmen and airwomen of the NAF, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commiserates with the family of the late airman over this irreparable loss.
”We pray that the Almighty God grants his soul eternal rest.”