Nigeria acquires six new aircrafts


By Ijeoma Nwankpa.

The Nigerian government has acquired six new aircraft for training in the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria.

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who is currently in Austria, disclosed this via his Twitter handle.

According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration’s efforts in the aviation sector has earned  Nigeria (Zaria) the status of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Regional Training Centre of excellence.

His handle tweet @hadisirika reads: “Just received, in Austria, 6 new state of the art Aircraft for NCAT Zaria, to be delivered within 3 weeks.

He said it was an effort to catch up with technology in line with approved roadmap which also earned Zaria the status of ICAO regional training centre of excellence.

Lateefah Ibrahim