NCAA DG, Dr. Harold Demuren
The Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA), Dr. Harold Demuren, has raised an alarm on the consequences of insider threat to aviation security.
Speaking on the theme, the role of civil aviation in Nigeria at the Aviator’s night organised by airborne media over the weekend in Lagos, Demuren declared that aviation security was facing insider threat, a trend he described as very unfortunate in the sector.
He noted that hijackers of planes had changed their style from hijacking to blowing up of aircraft warning that some aviation security personnel might give out their country due to enticement.
Demuren said, it remained the greatest challenge to safety and a source of worry to the world stressing the need for aviation security personnel to be more vigilant at all time as these deadly men were evolving new ways of beating security.
The NCAA boss expressed delight that the African Union had approved the Abuja Declaration of 2012 that states should be IOSA compliant by 2015.
This, Demuren maintained, would further enhance safety in Africa, adding that the agency would keep improving on safety and remarked that aviation remains the engine of the economy.