The Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General TY commissioned the first set of Nigerian Army pilots trained by the Nigerian Army Aviation Schools to fly war planes. The ten young Army pilot commissioned are: captain. E. collins; captain. OM Bonwo; captain K.A. Ofodile; Captain. JU Ibel; Captain.OS Arifo; Captain EO Alpere; Captain. YA Haruna; CAptain.FM Shebu; LT.P kejaiko and LT>JO Uddin.