By Rachael Olokungboye
ABUJA – The retired Air chief of the Air Staff, Nsikak Eduok, has died in the late hours of yesterday evening.
The report has it that, Nsikak, who had been on sick bed for some months at the Ibom Specialty Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state over an undisclosed ailment.
Nsikak was born to the family of Essien Eduok of Ibesikpo Asutan local government in Akwa Ibom State on July 11, 1947.
After his education, he began working for VON for a short while as a studio manager.
In 1968, Nsikak enrolled in the NAF as a pilot, He obtained his first military exercise from the Nigerian Defence Academy before going for his principal flying training in 1970.
After completing his principal training in 1971, He went through the Basic Flying training course and emerged as the best overall student. In that same year, he was assigned Second Lieutenant.
Between 1971 and 1986 he attended several flying courses which included an Advanced and Tactical Flying training course, an Aircraft Accident Investigation course, a MiG-21 Conversion Course in the Soviet Union, Advanced Staff Course in the United Kingdom.
According to QED.NG, Nkanga died on December 24 from COVID-19-related complications.
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