FAAN to hold aviation conference in April

Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to advance a safe, secure and profitable air transport in Nigeria. Achieving this, FAAN, from April 1- 4, 2020 in Abuja, will a hold maiden conference called “FAAN National Aviation Conference.”

General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu disclosed to PortNews in Lagos, noting that conference is aimed at providing a veritable platform for brainstorming and sharing  knowledge and ideas on contemporary developments in the global aviation industry.

The theme of the conference, according to her, is ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, Secure and Profitable Air Transport.’

She noted that the conference will bring together captains of industries, top government functionaries, seasoned aviation experts and key stakeholders like the Honourable Minister of Aviation – Senator Hadi Sirika, State Governors and Chief Executives of aviation agencies 

Some of the speakers at the event are Ms .Yewande Sadiku, Otunba Segun Runsewe, Nick Fadugba, Capt. Roland Iyayi, Dr. Anne  Eyinnaya-Egbadon, Engr Peter O.  Onyeri,  amongst others.

The conference will also feature an investment forum, which will focus on attracting local and international investors in order to apprise them with the investment opportunities in the Nigerian aviation industry.

Some of the topics that will be treated by seasoned aviation experts at the conference include; Implementing Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM): Prospects and Challenges, Collaborative Service Delivery in Nigeria Air Transport Industry: The way forward, Aviation and National Security: Emerging Trends, Addressing Nigeria’s Unviable Airport Syndrome, Nigerian Airports: Gateway to Developing and Managing Tourist Destinations in Nigeria, among others.

Other attractions at the conference include: a career fair for children at choosing and developing careers in aviation, essay competition exclusive to officers of aviation parastatals, etc.

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