NAMA director of engineering conferred with NSE fellowship

Photo Caption NSE President, Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu (left) congratulating Engr. Farouk Umar on his investiture as Fellow, NSE. The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Ahmed Umar Farouk at the weekend made the list of 32 eminent Nigerians inducted into the prestigious Fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).  The event which took place at the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Conference Centre, Abuja was part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the society. Speaking at the induction ceremony, the President…

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NAMA insists TRACON facility is in order, debunks lack of spares claim

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has declared that the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON), project is working optimally. NAMA also said that spare parts for the facility are regularly sourced from the manufacturer, Thales of France whenever required. A statement by Mr. Khalid Emele, the General Manager, Public Affairs, NAMA said that the Director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services, Engr. Farouk Umar was quoted out of context during his presentation at the stakeholders’ forum held by the airspace manager in Lagos on Tuesday. According to Emele, NAMA…

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TRACON: NAMA urges FG to prevail on Thales of France to adhere to terms of contract

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA has urged the federal government to prevail on Thales of France to adhere strictly to the terms of contract entered into with Nigeria on the Total Radar Coverage (TRACON) equipment at the nation’s airports. NAMA stated that Four years after the project was completed in 2014, it could not access spare parts from the manufacturer, Thales of France as stipulated in the contractual agreement to maintain the equipment, adding that it was expensive to procure navigational equipment for operations by the agency.  TRACON project,…

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