CILT Ends 2019 Leadership Impact Programme /Dinner

CILT members at 2019 LEADERSHIP IMPACT PROGRAMME AND DINNER held in Lagos yesterday

…Calls For Effective Safety Mechanism In Aviation Sector

By Sandra Chukwunyere

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT),Nigeria has ended its 2019 Leadership/dinner party in Lagos with the plan to bring an effective aviation industry.  This, they acknowledged by harping on the need for the nation’s airports to prioritize safety and security measures in its day to day operational activities.
The institute is the leading international professional body for transport and logistics industry founded in the United Kingdom. CILT in Nigeria was established in 1958 under the umbrella of the parent body in UK with branches across the country. At this year’s edition CILT equally inducted a total of seven distinguished personalities from the transport sub sector with fellow honours . The Institute also said that numerous investment opportunities abound in the aviation sub – sector in the area of developing perishable cargo terminals for export, development construction of facilities for maintenance .
While speaking at this year’s Leadership Impact Programme and Dinner held on Tuesday in Lagos, Chairman, of the event and Managing Director ,Flux Logistix Limited, Mr. Solomon Aigbavboa said, standards
and safety in the aviation sector must not be compromised even as he stressed the need for effective and efficient management.
The Flux Logistix MD who is a fellow of the institute was so worried
that despite the dearth of national carrier in the nation’s aviation sector, there was the need for government to take the advantage of her huge population potential to work closely with the neighbouring countries
in the sub region.

ALSO READ Air Peace Clears Air On B737 Max 8 Order The MD Flux Logistix as well pointed out that safety is paramount to all sector of the economy, stated that the aviation sector must be 100% positive to attain international best practices and standards.Still worried about the lack of the three modes of transportation, the Chairman called for the inter connectivity of all mode of transportation in the country, which according to him , is a major challenge to drive the industry forward.He expressed hopes that government and privates would resolve in addressing the challenges confronting the rail linkage to other modes of transportation .

Also speaking at the event, The national President of CILT Nigeria, Mr.
Ibrahim Jubril said, it would also enhance direct involvement in
the operation of maintenance hanger facilities and commercialization if Aviation organizations (ATOs) to deliver specialized training and capacity building of Pilots, Air Traffic controllers (ATC) Simulators , technicians, aircraft maintenance engineers and crew.

Jibril who was represented by Deputy President, Dr. Alban Igwe noted that it is important to intensify efforts of strategically implementing
such positive policies that will continue to result in growth and expansion of transport sector.

The president who presented a paper titled : “Airport operations and standards of safety in Nigeria” said that building capacity for efficient logistics and transport services in Nigeria is a cardial objective confronting problems encountered in the efforts of developing the country, he
added.



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