By Sade Williams
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is to commence the training of 379 staff at the Administrate Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Badagry, in November.
Acting managing director of NAMA, Engr. Emmanuel Anasi who disclosed this in Jos, Plateau state during the 45th Annual General Meeting of Air Traffic Controllers said, the agency has also concluded plans to apply for N20 million for the National Health Insurance Scheme.
According to Anasi, who was represented at the event by the director of human resource Mr. Uwem Akangson, NAMA will ensure improvement in the payment of severance benefits and past service rights to retired staff and engagement of contracts.
He appealed to the Air Traffic controllers to always appreciate and accommodate other stakeholders in the industry as they all work for the same system.
While explaining that the entire air traffic control work in the country was handled by 300 Controllers, he commended them for good job.
Anasi appealed to the ATCs to always settle issues affecting their job internally, adding that the management of the agency was desirous of strengthening the ties and relationship between it and the controllers.