Encounter :  OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS (2)

Encounter : OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS (2)

The other day, we had incidents of stowaway on a particular airline twice in a row without adequate measures put in place to avoid a recurrence. In a sane environment there are security procedures to be followed in respect of...
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NIGERIA AT 55: OUR AVIATION YET CRAWLING – SAYS AVM OKANLAWON

NIGERIA AT 55: OUR AVIATION YET CRAWLING – SAYS AVM OKANLAWON

AVIATIONLINE: How can Nigeria derive maximum benefit from its aviation industry? AVM OKANLAWON: A quick snapshot back in time, precisely in the 60s and 70s reveals that Nigeria was at par or better than some Asian Tigers’ countries not just...
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“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSECFAMILY  (2) …Ogunedo

“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSECFAMILY (2) …Ogunedo

AVIATIONLINE: Were there times your family suffered deprivation as a result of your official engagements? OGUNEDO : Thirdly, twice on this job, I had partial stroke. To crown it all, between December 2003 and April 2004, I was crippled at...
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“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSEC FAMILY” — Ogunedo

“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSEC FAMILY” — Ogunedo

AVIATIONLINE: In what year did you enter the service of FAAN? OGUNEDO: I entered the services of the then Nigerian Airports Authority (NAA), now Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in October 1982. AVIATIONLINE: Were you fresh from school or...
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ENCOUNTER OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS

ENCOUNTER OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS

AVIATIONLINE: It is about three years ago we met you last in this office for an interview. Will you comment on our aviation in recent times. OJIKUTU: Nothing has changed significantly. That 11 accident reports are missing from the system...
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WE DON’T JUMP AT AWARDS – OWOLABI

WE DON’T JUMP AT AWARDS – OWOLABI

AVIATIONLINE: We understand you were recently honoured with a Doctorate degree of a university. Can you shed more light on this? OWOLABI:  The idea of the university to honour me with the award has been on for two years now....
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