A former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren has indicated readiness to present a paper on the forthcoming seminar on aviation organised by the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC).
Demuren who is to present a paper on ‘Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Financing Option for Nigeria’ said his paper would dwell on available opportunities for the country.
Demuren in a telephone conversation with the Seminar Committee stated that he was already working on his paper to be presented at the seminar.
He said: “I am already working on my paper to be presented at the LAAC’s seminar. I can assure that the paper would be ready before the date.”
Apart from Demuren, major personalities in the global aviation industry have also indicated their willingness to participate in the seminar, which is scheduled to hold on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotels and Suites.
Already, Mr. Nick Fadugba, a former Secretary General, African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and presently Chairman, African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) had indicated his preparedness to present a paper at the seminar.
Also Mr. Ayo Obilana, an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) certified security personnel has also confirmed participation while Mr. Babatunde Irukera, the Director-General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is also expected to present a speech. Mr. Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace would be the Chairman of the event.
Other papers to be presented at the seminar included: ‘Funding Perspectives of Aviation Security in Nigeria, ‘Federal/State Government Partnership in Air Navigational Development and ‘Partnerships as Key to Survival of Local Airlines’ among others.
The theme for the seminar is: ‘Financing Aviation Development Through Private Sector Partnerships.
Demuren is an aeronautical engineer with over four decades of experience in the aviation industry. As the Director-General of NCAA, he was responsible for the current reform in the Nigerian aviation sector.