Military Airport Commandant, Group Capt. B. A Usman and the Commissioner AIB, Mr. Akin Olateru, at AIB Head office, Abuja.
The Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), has reiterated its commitment to maintain partnership and institutional collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce (NAF).
This is part of its drive to ensuring sustainable cooperation with relevant authorities for a safer airspace in Nigeria.
The Commissioner AIB, Mr. Akin Olateru, who stated this while receiving the newly appointed Abuja Military Airport Commandant, Group Capt. B. A. Usman says, the NAF has the Bureau’s full support and cooperation in ensuring air safety in the country.
He disclosed that AIB-N, as a government agency, has a strong relationship with the NAF, which was sealed with a pact between the two government establishments.
“AIB-N cannot do it alone. A strong collaboration must exist among relevant agencies in order to ensure the continuous safety of the Nigerian air space,” the Commissioner said.
While soliciting the Bureau’s support, Group Capt. Usman said, his team were seeking ways to consolidate the existing synergy between the agencies to ensure maximum safety and security within and outside the airports environment.
The Commandant further urged the Bureau not to hesitate to call NAF in times of distress, assuring the Bureau of readiness of a rapid response at all times.