LAAC seminar, awards hold Thursday

 

Posted by Sade Williams

 

All is set for the earlier announced 22nd Annual Seminar & Awards of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) scheduled to hold this Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels and Suites, Lagos.

 

Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of State for Aviation, would be the Special Guest of Honour at the event while Chief Executive Officers of aviation agencies in the country as well as private service providers would also grace the occasion.

 

Experts that would be speaking at the event include former Secretary General of African Airlines Association, Mr. Nick Fadugba who will be speaking on Partnerships As Key To Survival of Local Airlines. Former Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr. Harold Demuren; ‘MRO Financing Options For Nigeria’ while Mr. Babatunde Irukera, Director-General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC) would speak on ‘A Passenger Perspective On Boosting Confidence And Increasing Traffic In Aviation.’

 

Also, Mr. Ayo Obilana, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Certified Security would also deliver a paper on ‘Funding Perspectives Of Airport Security In Nigeria.’

 

Theme of the seminar is: ‘Financing Aviation Development Through Private Sector Partnership’ while the event would be chaired by Mr. Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace.

 

The 22nd Annual Seminar and Awards 2018 is expected to be attended by over 200 aviation industry professionals cutting across the aviation agencies, security agencies, international and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria, aviation support services, travel trade sellers and buyers and captains of the aviation industry in Nigeria.

 

Seven stakeholders made up of individuals and corporate organisations who have distinguished themselves in the industry would be honoured with various awards.

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