Africa: FAAN Commences ICAO Sponsored ASTC Certified Trainings; Holds Risk Management Workshop


Following the certification and designation of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria(FAAN), training centre as an ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre on the 9th October, 2018, the Authority held its inaugural ICAO sponsored training: ICAO Risk Management Workshop at the Aviation Security Training Centre, FAAN Training School, Lagos.

Declaring the workshop open, the Managing Director of the Authority who was represented by the Director of Engineering Services, Engr Salisu Daura noted that the workshop is coming at the appropriate time considering the fact that Civil Aviation is increasingly being targeted by terrorists due to the immense impact it has on human victims, material damages and the integrity of a nation.

Adding that risk management is a critical variable in the aviation industry, he enjoined member states to cooperate more to ensure proper coordination in dealing with rising risks and terrorist attacks.

In his final remarks, Engr Daura noted that the FAAN/ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre has the capacity to meet the training needs for the West and Central African regions and to contribute substantially to the development and improvement of Aviation Security Training globally.

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