Home / Aviation News / ICAO audit team concludes mission, charges Nigeria to close deficiencies fast

ICAO audit team concludes mission, charges Nigeria to close deficiencies fast

The six-man team from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has urged the Nigerian aviation industry to quickly close all the identified open areas.
The team that arrived Nigeria on a technical assistance visit ahead of the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) slated for March, 2016 concluded its assignment  and debriefed stakeholders namely Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria [FAAN], Nigerian Airspace Management Agency [NAMA] and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority [NCAA] at the Authority’s conference room mid-week, Ikeja Lagos.
The ICAO team leader, Mr John Gratton, at the occasion acknowledged the standardisation of NCAA’s Safety Roadmap which he described as foremost in Africa.
He commended the other aviation sister agencies for the overall contribution to Safety and Security in Nigeria and Africa.
 The team tasked the stakeholders not to rest on their oars urging them to quickly address all the identified deficiencies.
Responding the Director General of the NCAA Capt. Muhtar Usman not only  gave the assurance that the authority will continue to  carry out its oversight functions effectively at all times as a prerequisite for successful outing in the ICAO Audit but promised that all open items would be addressed promptly.
He assured the team that all those basic guidelines given will be religiously followed by all stakeholders.
Members of the ICAO delegation are Mrs Kristian Dores, Mr. Michael (Mickey) Mcdonald, and Mr. Tahir Hussain Siddiqui.  Others are Mrs Naomi Mwaugi and Mr Ben Hallberg. With Mr John Gratton as Team Leader.
The Director of Operations and Training [DOT], Capt Abdullahi Sidi represented the DG at the stakeholders meetings.

The visiting ICAO Assistant Team were in the Country for about two weeks to offer necessary assistance to the Nigeria State in its preparation towards the next year Universal Safety Audit.

About anthony omoh

mm
I am a Journalist with a passion for developmental stories and nigerianflightdeck.com was born out of passion for reporting the travel, business and aviation sub-sector. This site is an expression of my ideals and creativity as a reporter and my discretion as a publisher. I am extremely content doing this and I am sure when you read my stories you'd understand that I touch people and that's why

Check Also

SAA wins 4-Star Skytrax ranking for 16th consecutive year

SOUTH African Airways (SAA) has maintained a 4-Star Skytrax ranking, in both Business and Economy …

Air Peace reassures on safety as it continues regional expansion to Monrovia, Lome, Abidjan

AIR PEACE has reassured that its fleet comprises Boeing aircraft with some of the best …

Delta CEO named among ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’ by Fortune

  FORTUNE Magazine has named Delta CEO, Ed Bastian to its prestigious list of “The …

Kiza restaurant: Beyond offering African cuisines, entertainment in Dubai

  By Sade Williams FOR Africans visiting Dubai and those resident in the city, the …

Photo Reel: Personalities & sights at the ACI Regional Conference

Related

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar