The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has named the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) as the best aviation training institution in the world for having the highest number of trained instructors.
The college bagged the award on Wednesday, at the on-going 2023 ICAO Global Implementation Support Symposium (GISS) holding in Seoul, South Korea, according to a statement by the Head of Public and Public Affairs,Mr. Odutayo Oluseyi.
The Symposium themed: “Working Together for an Innovative and Sustainable Global Aviation Community” was organized by ICAO in collaboration with the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport provided ICAO’s Member States the opportunities of having comprehensive panel discussions with various aviation experts.
Bilateral meetings with ICAO on Implementation Support activities, and diverse exhibition of the latest industry products and services further provided the opportunity to address the implementation of key priorities and agreed actions from the 41st Session of the ICAO Assembly, including capacity building for Member States and achieving net zero carbon emissions for the aviation industry by 2050.
Receiving the award, Rector of the College, Capt. Alkali in the company of the Director of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace, Mr. Hassan Ejibunu said, the award was a further testament of the positive development in the Aviation Industry in Nigeria under the able leadership of the immediate past Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace, Senator Hadi Sirika.