The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau said on Thursday that it had published a total of 272 safety recommendations and 82 accident reports of air crashes and various incidents recorded in Nigerian airspace since its inception.

Director General, NSIB, Akin Olateru revealed while briefing journalists in Abuja.

Olateru said that this year alone, the bureau has so far released seven reports and 30 security recommendations.

He said that 191 of the total safety recommendations and 63 of the total accident reports were made by the current administration from 2017 to date.

Olateru noted that the published reports were essential for the fulfillment of the office’s mandate to investigate air accidents and serious incidents with the aim of improving safety, through issued safety recommendations, thus ensuring safe skies in Nigeria and around the world. .

The NSIB chief noted that the office remains committed to improving security processes, human capacity and team growth, and fulfilling its mandate in an effective, purposeful and professional manner.

He said: “Today, we are publishing seven final serious incident reports. Included in the reports are 20 safety recommendations, which were addressed to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, the affected airlines, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency and the Nigerian Federal Airports Authority, among others.”

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