UN Trains Aviation Security Personnel on Counterterrorism


As a pre-emptive strategy to prevent terror attack in any of the nation’s airports, the United Nations Aviation School Project has commenced training of all Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel in Nigeria.

The objective is to effectively mitigate the threat posed to civil aviation by terrorist organisations and to provide a key element for a robust national aviation security policy to meet global standards in infrastructure, safety and security.

General Manager, Public Relations of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Sam Adurogboye, explained that this initiative would enhance the capacity within the UN system to help interested member states to implement the multiple dimension of countering terrorism.

The 120-day training tagged: ‘’Train the Trainer’’ commenced on Monday, March 6, 2017, simultaneously in Lagos and Abuja.

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