NAMA Offers Pre-retirement Training to 34 Staff0
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) recently embarked on restructuring of its management in the Directorate of Operations as Mr. Nnanna Ugbaga, formerly the ASM, Abuja station, assumes duty as General Manager, Airspace Planning.
Ugbaga takes over from Mr. Segun Ogunmola who is currently the Acting Director of Operations. Also Mr. Marcel Onwuakpa, who is currently ASM, Port Harcourt now takes over the helms of affairs as General Manager, Search and Rescue/CMC. Ugbaga began his career in 1981 as an ATC Assistant. He holds B.Sc in Political Science from the University of Calabar, apart from several ratings obtained in the course of training. Onwuakpa also joined the service in 1981.
A highly experienced Air Traffic Controller with several ratings, he holds B.Sc in Public Administration from University of Abuja. In another development, NAMA recently offered pre-retirement training to 34 retiring and retired staff. NAMA said in a statement on Monday that the training, a 5-day workshop, was designed to prepare the beneficiaries for life after paid employment. Of the 34 staff, 15 were from headquarters, 5 from MMIA while 14 were from out-stations across the country.
Dr. Uwem Akangson, Director of Human Resources, NAMA, described the initiative as part of the holistic strategy of the agency’s management to improve general welfare of its staff, whether retired or in service. The workshop, which took place at the Bezer Hotel, Otta, Ogun State was facilitated by International Gazielle Ltd with the theme, “Health Management in Retirement; Preparing to Retire into a Business Venture/Vocation; Making a Will and Contributory Pension Scheme in Perspective.”