A helicopter being manufactured in the country by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) on the directive of president Muhammadu Buhari will be launched in December 2021, the agency’s Executive Vice Chairman, prof Mohammed Sani Haruna, has said.
Haruna disclosed this to Daily Trust after his visit to the Minister of Environment, Dr Mahmud Mohammed in Abuja on Thursday. “We have already manufactured the jet engine, what is delaying the completion now is security clearance from the office of National Security Adviser, and fund to be able to source for the other components. By December of this year, we should launch the helicopter”, Haruna said.
He said the Ministry of Environment would soon send its technical team to assess the environmental impact the production of the aircraft could have…
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