Abuja - The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says it is set to commence the official registration of all aviation fuel marketers in the country.
This follows the agency’s recent investigation into allegation of adulterated fuel supplied by oil marketers to local and foreign airlines operating in the country.
The European Aviation Safety Agency had written to the NCAA, stating that aviation fuel bought in Nigeria had damaged the aircraft engines of some foreign airlines flying into Nigeria.
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The Director-General, NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman, was said to have signed all the modalities and prerequisites for registration in readiness for the exercise.
The statement further quoted Usman to have charged relevant departments and officials of the agency with holding a meeting with the oil marketers and all relevant stakeholders to sensitise them to the guidelines and requirements for registration prior to the exercise.
- News 24