Staff of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) resumed work this year 2023 with an interdenominational prayer session.
They prayed God to make the year accident free in the industry as enjoyed over the last decade.
Muslim and Christian prayers held begged the Almighty God to assist the regulatory authority in fulfilling its vision and mission.
The prayer held at the NCAA Aviation House in Lagos were specifically targeted at supporting the management to effectively implement the new Civil Aviation Act (CAA) which was recently assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA), Captain Musa Nuhu who joined the staff virtually implored the staff to continue to be dedicated and committed to duty in the task of facing the challenges ahead.
He expressed optimism that having survived the challenging 2022, the year 2023 would be better.
The CAA 2022 repealed the 2006 CAA and captured several developments that had taken place in international civil aviation in the last 16 years.
It has changed the nomenclature of NCAA to Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) without an ‘A’ in Nigeria and also the Director-General is now addressed as DG, Civil Aviation.
Reporting by Nosa Aituamen; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino