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Disputed aircraft: Court summons NCAA, FAAN chiefs

A judge of Federal High Court, Justice Muslim Hassan, has summoned the Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Mukthar Usam and the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh Dunoma, for their failure to appear in court over contempt charge for tampering with two Bombardier aircraft belonging to Topbrass Aviation.

They are to appear in court at the next adjourned date of February 28, 2019, to explain why they gave orders for tampering of the two Bombardier aircraft in contention between Topbrass Aviation and SeaGold Investment Limited, the lessor of the aircraft.

The summons was a fall out at the hearing of contempt proceedings On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, by Justice M. S Hassan.

President, Topbrass Aviation, Captain Roland Iyayi, who disclosed this to New Telegraph in his office at the weekend in Lagos, said the summons became imperative because of the role played by NCAA and FAAN bosses in the disputed ownership of two Bombardier jets at Lagos airport.

New Telegraph, January 22, 2019

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