Monday 17 December 2012

House to probe worthiness of aircraft's in Nigeria. - Tambuwal

Sky Watch Nigeria.

Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Aminu Tambuwal has said that the House of Reps will probe the air worthiness of all civilian and military aircrafts flying in Nigeria.

He made this assertion through a statement on Monday 17 December in Abuja by his spokesman Imam Imam putting perspective on naval helicopter crash, which killed Kaduna State Governor, former National Security Adviser Gen Andrew Azazi and four others, on Saturday in Bayelsa State.

Tambuwal has said that the House would liaise with aviation authorities to conduct checks on all aircraft in order to ascertain their airworthiness and to prevent future mishap.

House spokesman Rep. Zakari Mohammed (PDP, Kwara) disclosed that a motion on the matter would be debated on the floor of the House this week

In his condolence, Deputy Speaker Emeka Ihedioha expressed shock at the helicopter crash. He said this in a statement by his spokesman Oke Epia.

A report on the probe by the House on the Dana plane crash which killed 153 people on board and injured several others is still to be presented to the parliament for consideration.


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