The Management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) hereby wishes to inform the general public that there was no disruption in the provision of air traffic services on Saturday, the 16th of February 2019 in keeping with the agency’s mandate to provide uninterrupted safe, effective, efficient, and economic air navigation services in the country.
In an online statement, signed by Mr. KHALID EMELE the General Manager, Public Affairs of NAMA further state that the agency in line with the directive of the Honourable Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika had earlier ensured 24-hour operation at all Nigerian airports on Friday 15th February 2019 to facilitate the transportation of INEC materials nationwide.
In the same vein, NAMA wishes to reassure all airspace users and the general public that the Nigerian airspace shall remain open for all airspace users before, during and after the rescheduled 2019 general elections. Thus, the agency has put in place appropriate contingency measures to ensure safe flight operations within the period, as well as a possible extension of operational hours of any domestic airport when the need arises.
Therefore, airline operators, the traveling public and other service providers who are dependent on the agency’s services, are hereby advised to go ahead with their businesses as usual.