Abuja (Federal Ministry of Aviation Report) – The Nigerian Government has approved the supply and installation of a full Jet-Flight Simulator 5000 Series B737 for the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, Zaria.
The Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday October 22, 2014; adding that the simulator with complete accessories would be located at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos.
According to the Minister, the contract which has been awarded to Messrs CAE of Canada at the cost of $21.459 million is inclusive of all taxes payable at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment. He also noted that the project was fully provided for in the 2014 Appropriation of the Ministry as well as the 2013 Budget of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, Zaria.
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