Pres Buhari approves new MD, DG for NAMA, NIMET, others
President Buhari has approved the appointment of new helmsmen and board members for some Aviation parastatals. The new appointments is contained in a statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Sabiu Zakari.
New appointment in Nigeria’s Aviation Sector President Muhammadu Buhari; GCFR has approved the following appointments:
1. Captain Fola C. Akinkuotu- Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA). Captain Akinkuotu is a seasoned Transport Pilot, Flight and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Airline Chief Executive and a trained Aviation Industry Regulator.
2. Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi – Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) A Professor of Geography with specialty in Environmental Application of Remote Sensing, Professor Mashi is currently a Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Abuja.
3. Captain Abdulsalam Mohammed -Rector, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria. An alumnus of the College, Capt. Mohammed is a renowned Civil Aviation Trainer and Examiner with accreditation by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority and the Federal Civil Aviation Adminisrtation.
4. Engr. Akinola Olateru – Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) An engineer of international repute, Olateru is a trained Air Accident Manager and Certified Safety Officer with Aircraft Maintenance Engineering licenses in Nigeria, USA and the United Kingdom.