FOLLOWING an extensive evaluation process, the Airports Council International (ACI), Africa Region has awarded the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, “the best improved airport in safety” .The airport emerged the winner of the category, after a process that considered entries from several other airports in Africa.
In a letter dated 13th September, 2018, addressed to Captain Rabiu Yadudu, Director of Airport Operations of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria by Mr. Ali Tounsi, Secretary General of ACI Africa, the body noted that despite fierce competition, NAIA’s infrastructure and processes were rated the best in Africa for it’s category.
It will be recalled that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, was recently audited and certified by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, having been given a clean bill of health by the regulatory Authority.
The award will officially be presented to the airport at the next ACI Africa Conference and Annual General Assembly scheduled to hold in Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire from the 14th – 17th October, 2018.
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