DR. GEORGE AFAMEFUNA OSSI, FCAI
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AVIATION
The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Aviation is a ministry of the Nigerian Government that regulates air travel and aviation services in Nigeria. The ministry is responsible for formulation and management of the government's aviation policies in Nigeria. It is directly responsible for overseeing air transportation, airport development, maintenance, provision of aviation infrastructural services and other needs. The ministry is headed by a Minister appointed by the President, assisted by a Permanent Secretary, who is a career civil servant. The Ministry is responsible for parastatals such as the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology.
The mandate of the Federal Ministry of Aviation is to formulate, update and implement the National Aviation Master Plan for the overall development of the aviation industry in the country. It is also to collect, store, analyze, and disseminate meteorological data to end users; install, maintain and upgrade equipment and infrastructure on timely basis and at all airports. To set and implement safety and security measures in the sector in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) requirements and recommended best practices for the enhancement of safety oversights. The Ministry’s mandate also extends to airports development and management, the provision of aviation security, and the improvement of airspace management.
To be the best Aviation Industry in Africa and one of the best in the world
To build a safe, secured and efficient aviation industry focused on making Nigeria a hub that meets International Standards and Best Practices for the African continent.
PRINCESS STELLA ADAEZE ODUAH, OON HONOURABLE MINISTER OF AVIATION FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA