February 4, 2023



NAF security board meets, critiques insurance policies  

The Chief of the Air Employees (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, on Wednesday says the Nigerian Air Power (NAF) stays dedicated to creating, implementing and reviewing insurance policies to make sure that NAF actions have been carried out with utmost security in an optimally secure atmosphere.

An announcement by Director of Public Relations and Data Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet (NAF) quoted the Air Chief as saying this whereas declaring open NAF Security Assessment Board (SRB) is at the moment sitting in Lagos.

He reiterated the significance of the SRB, which is to information the NAF in appropriately allocating assets to help all security techniques and construct organizational tradition that fosters secure practices.

Air Marshal Amao added that the assembly was anticipated to supply an avenue to look at prevalent and evolving security challenges to allow the NAF undertake security processes to uphold excessive security requirements in all its actions.

The CAS famous that the assembly was anticipated to allow members proffer sensible and lasting options to NAF security associated points in operations, upkeep, well being and environmental practices.

Air Marshal Amao additionally acknowledged that past the discussions dwelling on security in air operations, the yr 2022 security assembly should additionally deliberate on well being and environmental security measures and techniques, allowing for the implications of neglecting the working and residing environments in addition to poor private well being administration.

He then directed the Chief of Requirements and Analysis to make sure that all NAF models have a minimum of a safety-trained officer to mitigate the risks related to poor security administration and procedures. He additionally reiterated the necessity for all NAF pilots and aircrew to proceed to be up to date with evolving security measures and guarantee they hold abreast with new security improvements consistent with greatest worldwide practices.

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Whereas acknowledging that security within the NAF stays a shared accountability that requires synergy amongst personnel, the CAS pressured the necessity for all to know that security calls for fixed vigilance which the NAF is set to implement.

Air Marshal Amao went on to notice that the NAF has continued to enhance security tradition by way of the enhancement of security schooling by way of the NAF Institute of Security (NAFIS), which has been reinvigorated to conduct broad-based coaching and make sure that expert personnel implement NAF security methods and processes.

 In response to the CAS, ‘coaching programmes at NAFIS have just lately been reviewed and tailor-made to fulfill the wants of assorted commerce specialties.’ Air Marshal Amao additionally famous with delight that NAF pilots and Teacher Pilots have obtained flight security coaching abroad and at NAFIS which has contributed to enhancing their coaching profiles.

In closing, the CAS enjoined the gathering to proceed to accord security the best precedence it deserves of their deliberation through the assembly.