Aviation Parastatals Get New CEOs

The appointments have been approved for of four new Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), of four agencies and parastatals in the ministry of aviation by president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.

In a statement, which was signed by Mr. Sabiu Zakari, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry and was made available to newsmen in Abuja, reeled of the names of the new appointments.

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), will now be headed by Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, even as Prof. Sani Abubakar Mashi, will take over from Mr. Anthony Anuforom, as Director General of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET).

Others appointed are Abdulsalam Mohammed, who has now moved to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria and also Mr. Akinola Olateru, who takes over as Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB).

The statement further went on to list the credentials of the new heads of the various associations, stating that Akinkuotu is a seasoned Transport Pilot, Flight and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Airline Chief Executive and a trained Aviation industry regulator.

Mashi, is a Prof. of Geography with specialty in Environmental Application of Remote Sensing while Olateru is reputed as an engineer, a trained Air Accident Manager and Certified Safety Officer.

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