By Helen Udoh ,Outlook Media ABUJA.
The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo SAN CON FCIArb has arrived Larvik, Norway where he is billed to inspect some safety and communications’ equipment meant for Nigerian airports.
This was contained in a statement signed by Tunde Moshood,SA Media and Communications To The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development said that,
The Minister was accompanied on the journey by the Managing Director of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency-NAMA, Engr. T. Odunowo and the Director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services, Engr. Farouk A. Umar including other NAMA technical experts.
In company of his team, the Minister today visited Jotron, a company that specialises in design, development and manufacturing of communications and safety equipment for the aviation industry.
In line with one of his 5-point agenda of improving the infrastructure in the Nigerian aviation industry, the Honourable Minister visited the Scandinavian country to personally assess and officially accept the communication equipment to be purchased by the Federal Government.
These safety and communications equipment are meant for twelve of our control towers in Nigeria. These control towers are the ones located in Akure, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Ilorin, Jos, Kaduna, Minna, Owerri, Sokoto, and Yola.
The Minister will be rounding off his official duty in Norway tomorrow before joining the President in New York for the ongoing session of the 77th United Nations’ General Assembly-UNG.