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Aviation Minister inaugurates National Executive Safety Committee to enhance aviation safety

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The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Mr. Festus Keyamo, on Tuesday inaugurated the National Executive Safety Committee (NESC) to enhance safety in Nigeria’s aviation sector.

The Committee was established in accordance with the safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Annex 19, according to a statement posted on the official X account of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday.

The statement further noted that the members of the National Executive Safety Committee include the Acting Director General of the NCAA, the Chief Executive Officers of the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET), the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

It also includes Technical Advisers and the Director of Air Safety Administration at NSIB. The State Safety Programme (SSP) Coordinator will serve as the Secretary of the National Executive Safety Committee.

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