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Nigeria: World Bank approves $46.7m lifeline for aviation infrastructure
17 June 2008

The World Bank has approved a $46.7 million lifeline for the upgrading of aviation infrastructure at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT).
Speaking in Lagos, the Senior Transport Specialist Africa Transport (AFTTR), Mr. Pierre Pozzo Di Borgo, assured that the execution of all infrastructural projects at the nation’s airports would move faster in the next one month.
Borgo, who spoke during a meeting with the Managing Director of the FAAN, further said that the project would be completed before 2011.
The project development objectives include improving the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) safety standards. (Leadership)