COVID-19: NCAA suspends foreign exchange programmes

Captain Musa Nuhu, Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked its staff who travelled abroad recently to go on self-isolation for 14 days as part of steps taken to protect its workforce from COVID-19 pandemic.

The organization has also suspended all pending inspections, trainings and various exchange programmes in involving foreign trips are suspended forthwith.

According to Mr. Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations of NCAA, ‘’This is just as a directive for compilation of details of all NCAA staff already on any official assignments or trainings to a country where there is community transmission of COVID-19. This is to be forwarded to the Office of the Director-General and the General Manager, Aero Medical Standards.

‘’To complement all these, the Authority has also directed that the 2020 Promotion Exercise for staff scheduled to hold on 4th April 2020 be suspended till further notice. This postponement is in line with advice given by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Organisations to avoid large gatherings as part of precautionary measures to curb spread of the virus.

‘’NCAA wishes to enjoin all travelling public and other stakeholders to comply with all the directives issued to curb the spread of the global pandemic.’’

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