Aviation security, safety our priority, says Buhari


President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria will continue to prioritise aviation security and safety as critical factors to grow the industry.

Buhari also said Nigeria’s participation in the open sky agreements has attracted huge Investments into the aviation sector.

The President stated this on Monday in Abuja at the 14th ICAO Air Services Negotiation event.

“Nigeria continues to champion the cause of aviation safety, security and facilitation throughout the Continent with our ongoing support on the comprehensive regional implementation plan for Aviation Security and the Human Resources Development Fund plans”

President Buhari who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari further said Nigeria’s focus on leveraging public-private partnerships, is also yielding results

“Nigeria has adopted a Civil Aviation Policy cantered on liberalization and Public Private Partnership initiatives. This has resulted in significant growth of the industry, including huge investments in the Nation’s Airports which have increased our airports’ capacities and growth of the domestic airline industry,” he said.

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