Disappeared DTA file : Unions in NCAA to pray against saboteurs, battle approval for CoS

NCAA staff during the address by the union leader

Aviation Unions in the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority NCAA have vowed to seek the face of God following the disappearance of approval given by the immediate past Director General of the agency for their 30% Duty Tour Allowance DTA.

Addressing workers of the agency at the annual prayer service held at the headquarters of NCAA, the Chairman of the  Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ATSSSAN NCAA branch, Comrade Gbolohan Shofolahan explained that the incomes, Salaries and wages commission during their visit disclosed that what they were collecting as local running was not up to what they were expected to collect presently.

According to Shofolahan, they were supposed to be  collecting 30% of their DTA following a letter  written to Captain Muktar, the former DG who gave approval for the collection.

He expressed displeasure that the approval file disappeared following the removal of Capt Muktar.

“Tll today we can’t find the file, it has disappeared, I don’t know if they have kept the file with you, ifit is with you please bring it out because we are going to prayagainst those holding that file this year because that file must comeout because the former DG approved it”

“The file was personally delivered to me and I delivered to… and I don’t know where that file is now, go and check every file, the file is on the issue of 30% local running please assist us, we need yourcooperation”

He appealed to his Co workers in NCAA to assist the unions in getting the file.

On the issue of promotion, the ATSSSAN Chairman said 60% of it has been resolved based on vacancy adding that the issue of their condition of service was generating a lot of tension on daily basis but expressed hope that it will soon be resolved.

“On the issue of the condition of service, I want to assure out staff that before the end of this quarter, it should be resolved and approved.” 
He warned that they will step on toes this year to get the issue of the condition of service resolved.


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