Nigeria’s major carrier, Arik Air has been pronounced best security and safety Conscious airline in West and Central Africa for the second consecutive year.
The honour was bestowed on the airline at the 9th Security Watch Africa Award held recently in Accra, Ghana.
According to the organisers, Arik Air was conferred with the award because of the airline’s commitment to high standard of security and safety in its regional operations since inception as well as compliance to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO’s) standard for aviation operations internationally.
The organisers found the airline’s security and safety standards exemplary in West and Central Africa.
The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, who was among the several dignitaries from Nigeria and Ghana that witnessed the ceremony, presented the award to Arik Air’s Aviation Security Training and Standards Manager, Akeem Oladimeji.