- Engineer Dunoma hands over to new ACI-Africa President
CAPTAIN Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)was today (October 17) appointed into the Board of Directors of the Airports Council International as a representative of Airports Council International -Africa (ACI-Africa).
This is just as former ACI-Africa President, and Former FAAN Managing Director, Engineer Saleh Dunoma on Sunday at the 62nd meeting of the ACI Africa Board, handed over to his successor, Mr Mohammed Zouhair El Aoufir of Morocco.
Captain Yadudu’s appointment into the board was announced on Wednesday by Secretary General of ACI-Africa, Ali Tounsi at the ACI Africa Annual General Assembly.
The FAAN managing director was one of the three representatives of the ACI-Africa to be part of the world governing board, others are Mr. Mohammed Zouhair El Aoufir of Morocco and Mr. Emmanuel Chavez of Mozambique.
Yadudu had on Tuesday evening been presented with a Plaque by the ACI received in his stead by General Manager Corporate Communications, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu.
The Plaque read,” Presented to Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu with compliments of the 28th Airports Council International Africa (ACI-Africa) Annual General Assemble and Regional Conference and Exhibition, Accra, Ghana 12-18 October 2019” welcoming him into the ACI family haven been appointed Managing Director FAAN, May 20th, 2019.
Meanwhile, Former President of ACI, Engineer Dunoma had handed over reins of office to the new president giving him his best wishes in office.
Engr Saleh Dunoma was elected President, Africa region of the Airports Council International (ACI) during the 25th ACI-Africa annual assembly, regional conference and exhibition from 17 – 23 October 2016, which held in Maputo, Mozambique.
Engr Dunoma also made history as the first Nigerian to preside over the body made up of 62 members, operating 250 airports in 47 countries throughout the African continent.
ACI is a non-for-profit organization with five geographical regions – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin American-Caribbean and North America.