The United State of America has honored AVM Muhammed Yakubuwith “The Legion of Merit” Award.
This award was presented by Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, the Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. Awarded by the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defence on Monday, August 30.
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Air Vice Marshall Mohammed Aminu Yakubu received the award in honour of his exceptional service as Nigerian Defence and Air Attaché to the United States.
While presenting the award, Harrigian commended Yakubu that he has greatly improved his motherland, Nigeria, which has helped to gain U.S support to help Nigeria fight against violent extremism during his tenure.