Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has said the partnership between FAAN and the Airports Council International (ACI) will enhance skills and the performance of Nigeria’s Airports.
He said the partnership will facilitate identification and closing gaps to achieve the executive leadership’s goal of Airport certification.
Dunoma stated this during signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between FAAN and ACI at Montreal, Canada.
The MoU was signed by the Director General of ACI world, Angela Gittens and Dunoma.
Gittens expressed delight in FAAN’S commitment to the realisation of this partnership.
According to her, Nigeria being the largest economy is taking its proper role in championing this critical aspect.
The signing ceremony is an outcome of the recently concluded ACI Airport Excellence in Safety (APEX) reviews, aimed at identifying and closing gaps to achieve the executive leadership’s goal of Airport certification.
The occasion was witnessed by Capt Alkali Talba, Director Safety and Technical policy, Ministry of Aviation, Capt Muktar Usman, Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Agency (NCAA), Head Nigerian mission to ICAO, Martins Nwafor, General Manager, Airport Planning and Technical Services Ms Nse Ikiddeh, Deputy General Manager Operations, Yusuf Mohammed Kabir and other top management of the Aviation agencies.
The team from ACI was supported by Danny Boutin, senior manager APEX programmes and Kevin Caron, Head Global Training.