NAMA’s director of engineering bags NIMechE fellowship award

The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Farouk Ahmed Umar has been decorated with the fellowship award of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE). The award ceremony which took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Kano during the institution’s 31st Annual General Meeting and Conference attracted eminent professionals, politicians and experts from all walks of life.  Engr. Farouk as he is fondly called attended Government Science Secondary School, Birnin Kebbi and the Federal University of Technology, Minna where he…

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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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