NUATE seeks modalities for applying intervention fund (

August 18, 2020

By Kelvin Osa-Okunbor

The General Secretary, National Union of Aviation Employees (NUATE), Comrade Aba Ocheme, has canvassed modalities for the application of N500 billion announced by Federal Government for businesses impacted by COVID -19 pandemic.

He said though the aviation sector was yet to get any tranche of the promised funds to assist airlines, ground handling firms and other players in the aviation, the injection of funds would assist operators cope with the economic devastation occasioned by the pandemic.


To avoid any drift in strategy, aviation unions, he said had drawn the government’s attention to recommendation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in partnership with the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) on how to drive implementation of intervention funds for impacted sectors of the economy, including the aviation sector.

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