Aviation unions fault Oronsaye panel on regulatory authority/service providers’ merger


By Dirisu Yakubu

Oronsaye Panel on regulatory

Aviation unions in the country, Thursday, advised the federal government to dismiss the Steve Oronsaye panel recommendation for the merger of service providers-the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, the apex regulatory authority for civil aviation in the country.

The unions, the Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ATSSAN and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots, NAAPE in a joint statement on Thursday premised their argument on what they suspected to be a lack of adequate knowledge by the panel on the workings of NCAA in a relation to the International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO.

In a statement signed by Comrade Francis Akinjole, ATSSAN Secretary-General, and Comrade Umoh Ufonime, Deputy Secretary-General of NAAPE, the unions reminded the federal government that their opposition to the proposed merger dates back to previous…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper