DIRECTOR General and Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO) of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu has on Monday, March 16, 2020 formally taken over the reins of office as substantive head of the regulatory agency.
This is just as he has solicited new ideas and suggestions from staff aimed at making things work seamlessly further urging them to brace up for challenges ahead arising from COVID-19 pandemic.
The brief handover ceremony which was superintended by the Acting Director General, Capt. Sidi Abdullahi was held at the Conference Room, Aviation House, Ikeja.
He resumed as the 7th Director General of the Authority following his appointment on 23rd October, 2019 and eventual confirmation by the Senate.
While handing over, Capt Sidi Abdullahi urged staff to support the new DG in his drive to take the Authority to greater heights.
In his response, the DG thanked the Federal Government for the confidence reposed in him, promising to work with the staff in realizing the Organisation mandate.
Top Management staff in attendance are Capt. Sidi Abdullahi, Director of Operations &Training; Capt Dele Sasegbon, Director of General Aviation; Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, Director of Consumer Protection; Engr. Ita Awak, Director of Air Worthiness Standards; Engr. Tayyib Odunowo, Director of Aerodrome & Airspace Standards and Hajia Bilikisu Adamu Sani, Director of Finance & Accounts.
Others include Group Capt. Edem Oyo-Ita (Rtd.), Director of Air Transport Regulation; Mr. Abbas Sanusi, Director of Human Resources and Administration represented by Anthony Ayasal, General Manager, Human Resources, Mr. Adekola Johnson, General Manager, Servicom; Mr. Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations; Barr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Legal Adviser; Barr. Olu Akinde, Company Secretary; Dr. Wilfred Haggai, General Manager, Aero Medical Standards; Mr; Alhaji Sani Mahmud , General Manager, Audit; Engr. Yakubu Mahmud, Technical Assistant to the DG and Mr. Ayeteni, Head, Information & Communication Technology.
Also in attendance was immediate successor to the Director General as Nigeria’s representative on the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council, Engr. Ben Tukur.