Home Economy Senate Passes Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Bill

Senate Passes Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Bill

by Business News Report

Senate has passed the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Bill 2022. The passage of the bill was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Aviation. In his presentation, Senator Smart Adeyemi Chairman of the Committee said that the bill seeks to repeal Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Act 2010 for the purposes of providing effective air navigation services in Nigeria. 

According to him, the NAMA bill is one of the six Aviation Executive Bills referred to the Committee by the Senate which are related to crucial matters of regulation, training, management, and safety of the Aviation Industry. Adeyemi said, “The issues that surround the Bill are significant in ensuring safe air travels and are part of efforts at enhancing the health and profitability of the overarching aviation sector and public benefit “ The Senator who  observed that the Act establishing NAMA came into effect on May 26, 1999, and has been in operation for twenty-two years, said that the amendments to the NAMA Act 2010 are geared twists aligning the Agency to meet new operational requirements in the industry as stipulated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 

Related Posts