By Dirisu Yakubu
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Tuesday, urged aviation stakeholders to tighten their belts and provide you with survival methods towards the backdrop of the difficulties introduced concerning the coronavirus pandemic within the business.
This, he stated has turn into needed because the sector can’t afford to take again seat nor derail from the implementation of the aviation roadmap formulated by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities to make Nigeria a number one participant within the aviation sector domestically and internationally.
The Minister acknowledged this on the opening of a 4-day capability constructing seminar for senior administration workers of the Ministry and its Parastatals holding on the Ibom Resort and Golf Resorts, Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.
An announcement signed by Jammes Odaudu, Director, Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Aviation quoted Sirika as saying “the aviation sector in 2020 was the worst affected by the pandemic. This occurred at a time when the sector in 2019, the fastest-growing within the Nigerian financial system, signifying that our modest effort and roadmap was not solely in the suitable path however yielding the suitable outcomes.”
“I seen that included within the retreat targets was a dialogue on points and challenges on the implementation of the aviation roadmap. I’ll urge the retreat to deal with and dissect the aviation sector Roadmap to digest its content material and facilitate its implementation,” he acknowledged.
Sirika tasked contributors to provide you with a framework for bettering the connection between Ministry and its businesses to the extent that won’t solely obtain a really excessive stage of implementation of the roadmap however may even facilitate the inter-agency relationship.
Chairman, Savannah Centre for Growth and Coaching, facilitators of the retreat, Mallam Abidu Yazid noticed that no matter was being performed within the aviation business, requires partnership anchored on abilities and competence for the business to thrive.
He counseled the Minister for main the sector from the entrance by not shying away from taking duties and embarking on tasks and programmes able to altering the face of aviation providers within the nation.
Earlier in his welcome deal with, Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry, Engr. Hassan Musa described aviation as a essential sector that’s topic to worldwide regulation and audit.
In accordance with the Everlasting Secretary, the retreat was organised with the intention to forge a synergy that may facilitate the realisation of the targets of the aviation roadmap, for the advantages of Nigeria and Nigerians.