To contain air accidents and incidents related to weather, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has procured and installed seven automatic message dissemination platforms at Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Kaduna, Enugu and Port Harcourt airports.
The Director-General of NiMET, Prof. Mansur Matazu, said the equipment would further enhance the safety of people and equipment in the industry and ensure accuracy in information dissemination.
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He stated this in a paper, ‘Enhancing Aviation Safety For Sustainable Development: The Role of NiMET,’ at the just concluded conference by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
He added that the same automatic message dissemination platforms would be procured for Sokoto and Katsina airports.