Minister directs aviation agencies to relocate headquarters to Abuja


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By Lawani Mikairu

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has directed all Aviation agencies and parastatals to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja within the next forty-five (45) days.

This is an attempt to enforce the 2012 Presidential directive that then ordered all government agencies to move their headquarters to Abuja.

With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMET, are expected to relocate within the given time frame.

In a letter dated 4th May 2020 from the Ministry FMA/PMD/7061/T/4 signed on behalf of the Minister of Aviation by the Director, Human Resource Management, Muhammad Shehu, the Minister said that the movement is now imperative because of the current global economic situation and reducing cost of governance.

The letter titled:…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper