The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has signed the Civil Aviation Master Plan (CAMP) with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in order to foster industry growth.
NCAA signed the plan recently in Montreal, Canada to enable the sector to attain its full potential, while also making significant contributions to the Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The Director-General of NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu, who disclosed it, said it was high time the sector played its key role of developing the nation through air travel.
Nuhu represented Nigeria at the signing ceremony, while the Secretary General of ICAO, Mr. Juan Salaazar, signed for the international body.
In a bid to ensure its full implementation and development to the industry in particular and Nigeria at large, Nuhu said all relevant stakeholders within and outside the ecosystem would be carried along.
According to him, the aviation industry had played pivotal roles in the development of many countries around the world and Nigeria with the biggest economy in Africa could not operate in isolation of the others.
He said: “CAMP is a process to plan for the short, intermediate, and long term development goals through implementing policy directives and to drive change and transformation. Civil aviation masterplan would be critical to facilitate the growth of the aviation sector and the deployment of required action plans to stimulate the development and growth of the industry, thereby acting as catalysts and enabler of national economy.