Aviation

April 5, 2019

AIB to review regulations

AIB to review regulations

The wreckage of the plane where a 12 year-old boy was found alive. Photo AFP

By Lawani Mikairu
L
AGOS—NIGERIA Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Thursday, disclosed that it will be reviewing its regulations soon to meet current challenges of investigating air accidents and incidences.

The wreckage of the plane where a 12 year-old boy was found alive. Photo AFP

This was revealed at a two-day Stakeholders Forum the bureau is hosting to review its proposed  Civil Aviation Regulations of 2019, on the 4th  and 5th  April 2019   in Lagos .

Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of AIB, Engineer Akin Olateru said: “We are amending our regulations to meet global standards, and the stakeholders input are of great importance. This is in conformance with international best practices.”

The Forum is to enable the Bureau review its legal backing as to its duties and processes.

The two-day meeting  also features a stakeholders’ conference where safety and other critical issues were deliberated upon by the participants.