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Nigeria honoured for supporting aviation growth

The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) has honoured Nigeria for its consistent support to the growth and development of the African aviation industry. A statement…

The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) has honoured Nigeria for its consistent support to the growth and development of the African aviation industry.

A statement from Mr. James Odaudu, Director, Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Aviation said Nigeria was honoured at the 50th anniversary celebration of the African Civil Aviation Commission in Dakar, Senegal.

According to the Secretary General of the commission, Tefera Mekonnen Tefera, the honour was in recognition of Nigeria’s outstanding support to AFCAC over the past 50 years, and urged it to keep providing the required leadership to the commission.

Receiving the award on behalf of the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s immediate past representative at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Capt Musa Nuhu, appreciated AFCAC for recognising Nigeria’s roles in repositioning the aviation industry in Africa.

He pledged the nation’s continued support to the commission in its quest to bequeath an aviation industry premised on safety and security.

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), during its recent 40th General Assembly in Montreal, Canada also honoured Nigeria for its contribution to the improvement in the safety and security of the aviation industry.