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Muhtar Usman’s Death, a Monumental Loss to Aviation Industry – Sirika

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The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has described the death of the immediate past Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman, as a monumental loss to the Aviation Industry.

 

Reacting to the death which occurred early Wednesday morning, Sirika said that although death is a journey on which everyone must embark at his own appointed time, Usman’s own came at a time the Industry needed all capable hands to be on deck to reposition it, considering the depth to which it had descended as a result of the global pandemic.

 

Usman, the Minister said, would be remembered for his contributions to the Sector as a pilot, air accident investigator and industry regulator spanning his time at the defunct Nigeria Airways, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) and most recently, at the NCAA.

 

He commiserated with the aviation family on the loss of a thoroughbred professional who distinguished himself in his chosen field, the family he has left behind and prayed for the repose of his soul.

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