NCAA Receives AU Recognition For Tackling COVID-19
The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) has singled out the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for acknowledgment in the business’ battle against the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
An announcement gave by Mr James Odaudu, Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, on Tuesday in Abuja, cited a letter sent to NCAA by the Regional aeronautics administrative body as saying that NCAA exceeded expectations over others.
As indicated by the letter, NCAA is the main state common avionics controller perceived for its huge commitment to the African Union Commission High Level Task Force (HLTF) on COVID-19.
“AFCAC’s Secretary General, Tefera Mekonen, in the interest of the commission, perceived and expressed gratitude toward the Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu.
“The commission additionally expressed gratitude toward the Authority’s General Manager of Aeromedical Services for its critical commitment to crafted by the AUC Task Force,” it said.
The letter said NCAA DG led the ECOWAS specialists advisory group on transport, exchange and coordinations that built up a report, submitted to the ecclesiastical panel led by the Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika.
It said HLTF was set up in acknowledgment of the need to have a vital and facilitated reaction to COVID-19 effects on the African aeronautics part, under the initiative of the African Union and composed by AFCAC.
“HLTF united all African flying partners including ICAO, AFRAA, Airports Council International-Africa, IATA-Africa, CANSO-Africa, Africa Center for Disease Control, RECs, UNECA and AFI gathering.
“So as to address the diverse advancing periods of the pandemic to the African avionics division, the HLTF tends to the short, medium and long haul restart and recuperation of the flying area.”