Nigerian Air Force deploys N9.7bn helicopters previously seized by FG

The second Bell 412 Helicopter, one of the two aircraft confiscated by the Nigeria Customs Service in January 2017, has been deployed by the Nigerian Air Force.

The Air Force revealed the deployment on Saturday, stating that that the aircraft was deployed, after the induction of the first helicopter in November 2017.

The two Bell Helicopters, valued at N9.7bn, had been seized by the customs since January 27, 2017, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The helicopters were impounded over failing to get an End User Certificate from the Office of the National Security Adviser.

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