Managing director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA Capt Fola Akinkuotu has assured retirees of the agency of prompt payment of  their benefits as at when due.

Speaking at the sendforth ceremony organised by members of Aeronautical Information Service AIS in Lagos, Capt Akinkuotu lamented that in some cases it was difficult for retirees to get their entitlements after serving their fatherland for 35 years.

According to the helmsman of NAMA, the agency will strive to ensure that every retiree was paid at the point of exit adding that a labourer was entitled to his wages.

He also advised the working class to always remember that their labour will not be in vain noting that it was sad to workers not enjoying their retirement lives.

While commending them for their unblemished record and contributions to the system while in service, Capt Akinkuotu urged them never to change their lifestyle in live long assuring them that the agency will always consult them when necessary.

“The working class should always remember that their labour will not be in vain, the labour of the retirees will not be in vain. Its sad to see that after  labour the fruit is not reap.But your case will not be like that”

In his speech, the president of Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) Comrade Babatunde Shittu appluaded applauded it’s members who retired from service recently.

Comrade Shittu said that AIS is able to get to where they are today through the dedication, hard work, sense of purpose, firm belief in all and  determination of the retirees to promote the growth and development of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) as a profession of dignity and respect.

“Your track record and reputation in the aviation industry speak volumes about your humble disposition and strong passion for professionalism and the attitude of doing things right always. You were a mentor to me and many of my colleagues in the AIS profession whom you helped to inspire in so many ways”, the AISAN President said.

Source : Leadership