FAAN Trains 121 AVSEC Officers

* FAAN MD , Capt Hamisu Yadudu




The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed the training of 121 Aviation Security(AVSEC) officers.

According to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the AvSec officers were drawn from the airports in Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola, Jos, Gombe, Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina were taken through the mandatory 6 weeks STP 123 Basic Course, which was both intellectual and physical.

* AVSEC  Officer

Some of the topics taken during the course includes; Overview of legislation, Access Control, People & Vehicle, Airport emergency (Basic fire prevention), Screening procedures, X-ray image interpretation, Effective communication, protection of parked aircraft, cargo and mail security, First aid training amongst others.

In accordance with the requirements of the National Civil Aviation Security Training Programme (NCASTP), the trainees all attained the 70 per cent pass mark before graduating.

FAAN, she said is committed to her core values of safety, security and comfort.

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