FG PLANS TO ESTABLISH AN AVIATION UNIVERSITY ----MINISTER

The minister of state, aviation, senator Hadi Sirika, on Saturday said plans were underway to establish Aviation university to promote research, development and production of higher level management manpower for the industry.

This was disclosed by the minister while speaking with newsmen familiarisation tour of the Nigeria college of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in Zaria, Kaduna state.

He said" The aviation university will be different from NCAT, the university will be fully into research and development and production of higher level management manpower need of the industry.

"The university will go into deep research with the hope that in the near future, we will be able to manufacture aircraft components until when we are able to produce the aircraft itself.

The technology is known, we are not reinventing it, we just put our act together in doing it.so the university will cater for it while NCAT will continue to provide service in the institute", He stressed.

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