NIGAV Awards/Ministerial dinner holds Jan. 2023 with N1m for grabs, charity donation, others


… all inclusive awards, celebration….Idu

As days counts down to the end of 2022 the Nigeria Aviation industry begins to take account of what can be regarded as yet another successful aviation year with progress made in some quarters and of course disappointment in some. 

This is the spirit behind industry the annual stock taking and celebration under the umbrella of Nigeria Aviation Award and Ministerial dinner to celebrate and appreciate those who have made year 2022 a memorable aviation year.

In a press release by Mr Fortune Idu, The Chairman of Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) Centre and the Chairman of the organizing committee, the 12th Nigeria Aviation Award along with the usual Cabin Crew Contest for crowing the Nigeria King and Queen of the Air will hold from the 28th January 2023 starting from 4pm at the NIGAV Centre Murtala Mohammed International Lagos.

The theme of this year’s award is ‘the coming of a new era’. The theme will help the industry to reflect on the achievement of the past year, present a score card of the industry in 2022 and prepares the players ahead of an exciting year 2023.

A total number of fifty awards will be conferred by the Honourable Minister Senator Hadi Sirika in a ceremony that promises to be action and fun packed.

The event will also present an Aviation Year Annual Report, which will highlight the ground breaking achievements of the industry for future reference and guide.

According to Mr Idu, the aviation sector needs NIGAV award as performance monitoring index to continue to balance its services with customers’ expectations in line with internationally acceptable standards.

The organizing committee has begun the selection process with the call for nomination which will be followed by an online voting process to make the selection as credible as possible. 

Other activities of the event include, the King and Queen of the Air Contest, which is a cabin crew contest for selecting Nigeria aviation ambassadors among the air hosts and hostesses from various airlines. 

The contest which is to promote better inflight passengers experience and excellent onboard services from the cabin crew is Nigeria Aviation award for recognizing the good works of cabin crews in air transport service delivery.

Winners goes home with N1,000,000 and other gift items to become Nigeria Air Ambassadors for corporate social responsibility.   

The event has for the past 5 years presents Charity donations to SOS Children Village and this will continue in this year’s programme as part of the CSR mandate of the winners of the crown.

The celebration is all-inclusive with provision for all class of aviators to have a rewarding evening. 

The award ceremony will end at 8pm to begin an all Aviators Winners all Night Party to promote social integration among younger aviators.  


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