The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria.
Sirika said this in Abuja on Monday in a statement by James Odaudu, Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation (Aviation).
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Sirika said this at the opening of the 29th International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Association Africa and Middle East Regional Meeting/Workshop, on Monday in Abuja.
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Sirika gave the assurance at a lecture held at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s 47th convocation in Kaduna.