Friday 12 April 2013

Stella Oduah calls for Standardization & Harmonization of Aviation Colleges in Africa

Aviation Nigeria

The Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, has called on aviation stake-holders to increase their efforts to standardize and harmonize aviation training in Africa.

The Minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Aviation George Ossi Ahamefula made this call at a 3-Day  Association of African Aviation Training Organizations  (AATO) Constitutive Assembly.

The conference, had the theme, Committed to the provision and sustain-ability of Aviation training excellence in Africa.

Oduah said that Africa Aviation depends greatly on AATO in accessing current global market information as regards and supplies of manpower capacity in Africa.

She also highlighted that scarcity of funds have hindered the development of training centers in the continent.

Also speaking, Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria and host of the AATO, Capt. Chinyere Kalu, gave assurances that efforts toward making the NCAT one of the best in the world were on course.

The formation of the organization aims to promote optimal development, harmonization and standardization of aviation training in Africa.


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