Abuja - Britain said maintaining and
improving aviation security remained an important objective for it and Nigeria.
This follows the British High Commission recently
delivering enhanced training to aviation security staff and managers at Nnamdi
Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja.
The High Commission said recent events continue to
underline the need for international cooperation to tackle the threat of global
“The British High Commission and the UK’s Department for
Transport are committed to working collaboratively with the Federal Ministry of
Aviation to build capacity for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
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The British High Commission said it worked closely with
the UK’s Department for Transport to help ensure that good security measures
are applied overseas.
The Commission recently welcomed the FAAN delegation, led
by Henrietta Yakubu to a Certificate presentation ceremony
by the High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright.
The British High Commission’s Aviation Security lead for
Nigeria, Janki Miles, has been working with colleagues at NAIA on a number of
initiatives-providing aviation security screening equipment and training,
assessing the security of the airlines’ operations to the UK and facilitating
expert assessments on airport security.
In conclusion, the High Commission thanked Nigerian
aviation authorities for their continued efforts and ongoing partnership.
“We look forward to doing more on this important agenda
- CAJ News