Monday, 23 February 2015

NAMA bags 40 ATCs ratings

The Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has attained another rating of 40 Air Traffic Controllers by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

A release signed by Olajumoke Adetona, Ag GM, NAMA stated this adding that the ATCs who cut across different cadres got their ratings after successfully passing the oral, practical and written examinations conducted in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, PHC as well as Benin airports and supervised by the regulatory authority.

It added that a total of 43 ATCs took part in the rigorous rating examinations held between November and December 2014 on Aerodrome, Approach Radar, Area Control Surveillance but 40 were successful.

While commending the successful ATCs, Engr Abdulsalam Ibrahim, Managing Director of the Agency was reported to have expressed confidence that the latest ratings would further boost the critical manpower need of NAMA especially in Area Radar Control Service.

He stressed that as part of management strategy to build a roboust safety infrastructure across the Nigeria Airspace, training and retraining of critical manpower has remain the focus of his administration.