Contaminated Jet A1: NCAA Uncovers 4 Unlicensed Suppliers



The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has uncovered four non-licensed suppliers of aviation fuel (popularly known as Jet A1) across the country.

This followed the recent incident of contamination of aviation fuel, which could have led to catastrophe in the aviation sector.

NCAA, which did not name the culprits, said the fuelers penetrated the airports without due process, noting that it was the collaboration with the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) that led to identifying the culprits.

This was disclosed in Abuja on Thursday during the inauguration of a 35-member joint NCAA audit committee on all aviation fuel activities in Nigeria.

The committee members were drawn from the NCAA, Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Department of State Services (DSS), NMPDPRA and the Association of Fuel Marketers in Nigeria.

Members of the committee were expected to conduct a holistic review and…

Source: Leadership Newspaper