The Joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives on Aviation – has announced plans to probe the Safety Investigations Bureau and airlines operating in Nigeria over alleged sharp practices.

This was disclosed on Sunday by Chairman House Committee on Aviation Technology, Abiodun Akinlade, who said the committee would ensure the safety of Nigerians flying on local and international airlines.

He added that the safety of citizens was a priority of the 10th National Assembly, hence, a summit had been proposed for all stakeholders and operators in the industry to comply with global best standards

According to the lawmaker, there were loopholes in the aviation industry that needed attention, which the joint committees of the upper and lower legislative chambers would like to address in the interest of air travelers.