Posted by Sade Williams
Following the certification and designation of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) training centre as an International Civil Aviation Organisdation (ICAO) Aviation Security Training Centre, the Authority on Wednesday, held its inaugural ICAO sponsored training, tagged, ICAO Risk Management Workshop’ at the Aviation Security Training Centre, FAAN Training School, Lagos.
Declaring the workshop open, the Managing Director of the Authority, Engr. Saleh Dunoma, who was represented by the Director of Engineering Services, Engr Salisu Daura, noted that the workshop is coming at the appropriate time considering the fact that Civil Aviation is increasingly being targeted by terrorists due to the immense impact it has on human victims, material damages and the integrity of a nation.
While adding that risk management is a critical variable in the aviation industry, he enjoined member states to cooperate more to ensure proper coordination in dealing with rising risks and terrorist attacks.
In his final remarks, Daura noted that the FAAN/ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre has the capacity to meet the training needs for the West and Central African regions and to contribute substantially to the development and improvement of Aviation Security Training globally.