Public Affairs (PA)


The Public Affairs (formerly Public Relations) Department is in charge of Corporate Communications within and outside the Authority. Reporting functionally to the Director General, the department serves as the critical link between the DG and the media.

This is achieved by providing accurate and timely response to issues through the media. In doing this, the DG is able to maintain a high degree of public trust and confidence in the aviation sector.

The department is structured into five Sections/Units to enhance performance and engender accountability, effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Chief image maker

  • Spokesman of the Authority

  • Gatekeeper of internal / external information for the Authority

  • Responsible for the corporate image of the Authority

  • Engendering goodwill between NCAA and its publics

  • Creating healthy working environment

  • Planning and execution of a media campaign

  • Relating with the outside world on behalf of the Authority

  • Administering human and material resources

  • Versatility in every area of the Authority’s operations

  • Knowing the policy direction of the Authority and be able to contribute to its formulation, execution and defence if the need arises.

  • Ensuring that the Authority maintains a common identity on all issues at all time

  • Prepare / contribute to public speeches to be delivered by the management

  • Represent the Authority at public functions as may be directed by management

  • Planning and Budgeting

  • Collecting data and writing of high quality press releases

  • Preparation of high quality scripts for publication in the internal / external media

  • Take record at the Authority events / meetings with other corporate organizations

  • Advert placement – Print / electronic media

  • Servicing the Notice Boards with news bulleting

  • Press monitoring – print electronic media

  • Press briefings / conferences

  • Facilitation of Sponsorship of corporate events and

  • Any other Public Affairs / Related activity as may be directed by management.


    The five Sections/Units that the department is structured into are:
  • News / Programme

  • Publications

  • Community Affairs

  • Admin./ Protocol & Passages

  • Photography & Documentation

Key Officials