Thursday, April 18, 2024

NAMA Enhances Partnership With NAF On Airspace Safety, Security

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has re-affirmed its commitment towards the collaboration with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), saying that this is geared towards enhancing airspace safety and security across Nigeria.

A statement by the Director, Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, NAMA, Abdullahi Musa said the Managing Director of the agency, Engr. Ahmed Farouk restated this commitment during a courtesy call to the NAF headquarters in Abuja.

The statement hinted that Farouk engaged in discussions with the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar.

Farouk further recognised the critical role the air force plays in safeguarding the country’s airspace.

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He lauded the NAF for the existing cooperation between the two organsiations and expressed the willingness to explore new avenues for mutual benefit.

Farouk insisted that strengthening collaboration between the two entities was pivotal in enhancing airspace management, safety and security nationwide.

In his remarks, Abubakar highlighted the importance of maintaining a steadfast commitment to the partnership.

He emphasised that its impact on the safety and efficiency of Nigeria’s aviation sector could not be underestimated.

He also appealed for NAMA’s cooperation in achieving the final accreditation of the Air Traffic School Training Centre (ATSTC) in Kaduna.

This accreditation, he emphasised would contribute significantly to bolstering manpower and capacity within both the Nigerian Airforce and civil aviation in the country.

The statement added: “The partnership between NAMA and the Nigerian Air Force represents a shared commitment to ensuring the safety and security of Nigeria’s airspace.

“By fostering collaboration and pursuing innovative initiatives, both organisations aim to elevate the standards of airspace management and enhance the overall aviation landscape in Nigeria.”

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