Aviation Unions Fault Merger of NAMA, NIMET With NCAA


Three major aviation unions in the country have faulted Stephen Oronsaye Panel Report, warning that the report got it wrong on civil aviation, where it recommended merging of regulatory authority with service provider agencies.

The unions, comprising: Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) and Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) have stated that, such step is capable of reversing 17 years of progressive regulatory efforts in the sector.

In an official statement issued yesterday, jointly signed by the ATSSSAN deputy secretary general , Comrade Frances Akinjole; NAAPE deputy general secretary, Comrade Umoh Ofonime and ANAP secretary general, Comrade Abdul Rasaq Saidu, the group stated that, “we, in the aviation unions, use this medium to caution the Federal Government of Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) against approving the recommendation by the Oronsaye Panel…

Source: Leadership Newspaper