Monitoring ticketing scams: NANTA concerns identity card, holds AGM


By Lawani Mikairu.

Following protest from the flight public that the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents, NANTA, need to establish and execute guidelines that can manage the conduct and principles of its members in their deal with clients and airline companies, the body has actually firmly insisted that every travel representative need to have the Travel Specialist Recognition Card to practice.

NANTA President, Mr Bankole Bernard revealed this in Lagos at the pre-AGM interview to reveal the body’s 43 rd Yearly General Fulfilling, AGM, billed for 27 th of March, 2019 in Lagos.

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Bernard stated the “Travel Specialists Recognition Task” is focused on inspecting activities of deceptive unlawful travel and trip operators in the nation. He likewise stated “the effort would guarantee that every travel and trip operator, whether owner or staff member of travel bureau need to have identity card with Distinct Recognition Number( UIN)”.

According to him, this year’s AGM with the Style: “Establishing Tactical Policies for the Sustainability of the Development of the Travel and Tourist Market” would have in presence popular Nigerians and federal government authorities who have actually represented their interest in helping with the advancement and development of the sector.

He likewise stated federal government, through the Nigeria Civil Air Travel Authority, NCAA, needs to develop a making it possible for environment for the development of travel representatives in Nigeria and worried the requirement for the regional material law in Nigeria to be used completely in regulative operations of travel representatives so regarding protect the sector for the advantages of Nigerian people. He even more stated stakeholders in flight service; airline companies, NCAA, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN and NANTA, require to regularly share data info to prevent conflicting figures in market information which hinder preparation.

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Amongst the dignitaries anticipated at the AGM are the Minister of State, Air Travel Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Info and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Director General, Nigeria Civil Air Travel Authority, NCAA, Captain Muktar Usman who will be the essential speaker, Director General, Nigeria Council of Arts and Council, NCAC, Otunba Segun Rusewe, Director General NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, goodwill message is anticipated to be provided by the previous speaker, Lagos state Home of Assembly, Mr. Jokotola Pelumi. Royal Daddies of the day are the Emir of Kano and the Ooni of Ife.