Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Saleh Dunoma has assured consistent training for officers and men of the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services of the agency .
Dunoma maintained that they will continue to receive professional training in line with global standards.
They will also undergo overseas programme to enhance their proficiency in fire fighting at all Nigerian airports in line with recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Dunoma who gave the assurance at the Crew Commanders/fire fighter initial/Renal course at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja commended the fire men and called on them to take advantage of the ongoing training programme to improve on their professional competence, which would ensure safety at airports.
The station commandant, Mr. Adebola Odugbemi, also emphasised the importance of the training and promised to share his knowledge and experience on the job with the participating staff.
The three week programme is being undertaken by fire and fighting officers drawn from different airports across the country.