NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has forthwith, all pending inspections, trainings and various exchange programmes in involving foreign trips as part of steps to protect its workforce from the scourge of Coronavirus outbreak tagged COVID-19 pandemic.
The Authority also issued detailed guidelines for its officers who have recently travelled abroad to self-isolate for 14 days among sundry other measures upon their return to Nigeria.
This is just as a directive for compilation of details of all NCAA staff already on any official assignments or trainings to a country where there is community transmission of COVID-19. This is to be forwarded to the Office of the Director General and the General Manager, Aero Medical Standards.
The statement signed by General Manager Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye read in part, “As a corollary, all pending inspections, trainings and various exchange programmes in involving foreign trips are suspended forthwith.
“To complement all these, the Authority has also directed that the 2020 Promotion Exercise for staff scheduled to hold on 4th April, 2020 be suspended till further notice. This postponement is in line with advice given by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Organisations to avoid large gatherings as part of precautionary measures to curb spread of the virus.
“NCAA wishes to enjoin all travelling public and other stakeholders to comply with all the directives issued to curb the spread of the global pandemic.”