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Jonathan Announces Sweeping Changes in Aviation Sector

President Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday announced sweeping changes in the aviation sector just few weeks after Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah was forced to resign.

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The President replaced all sectional heads with new individuals in acting capacity pending confirmation by the Senate.

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The Federal Government announced the changes in a statement issued by Special Assistant on Media to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Sam Nwaobasi.

The statement reads:
RE-ORGANIZATION IN THE MINISTRY OF AVIATION
His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved the following re-organization in the Ministry of Aviation:

(i) Engr. Saleh Dumona (Director Projects, FAAN) to replace Mr. George Uriesi as Managing-Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

(ii) Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam (General Manager, Procurements, NAMA) to replace Engr. Nnamdi Udoh as Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

(iii) Capt. Samuel Akinyele Caulcrick (Government Safety Inspector & ICAO Focal Point for Nigeria on line Aircraft Safety Information Systems, OASIS) to replace Capt. (Mrs.) Chinyere Kal
as Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT).

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(iv) Capt. Muhktar Usman (Commissioner, Accident Investigation & Prevention Bureau, AIPB) to replace Capt. Fola C. Akinkuotu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) subject to confirmation by the Senate. Engr. Benedict Adeyileka is to act as DG, NCAA pending the confirmation by the Senate.

(v) Dr. Engr. Felix A. Abali (Director Licencing, NCAA) to replace Capt. Muhktar Usman as Commissioner, Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIPB).

(vi) Dr. Tony Anuforo retains his position as Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMMET).

(Signed)
Sam Nwaobasi
Special Assistant (Media) to the
Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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Engr. Saleh Dumona (Director Projects, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) as replacement for Mr. George Uriesi as Managing-Director.
While Capt. Muhktar Usman (Commissioner, Accident Investigation & Prevention Bureau (AIPB) is replace Capt. Fola C. Akinkuotu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) His appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate.
Engr. Benedict Adeyileka has been asked to act as DG, NCAA pending the confirmation by the Senate.
Also Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam (General Manager, Procurements, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is to replace Engr. Nnamdi Udoh as Managing Director.
Capt. Samuel Akinyele Caulcrick (Government Safety Inspector & ICAO Focal Point for Nigeria on line Aircraft Safety Information Systems, OASIS) will take over from Capt. (Mrs.) Chinyere Kalu as Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT).
While Dr. Engr. Felix A. Abali (Director Licencing, NCAA is the new Commissioner, Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIPB), replacing is Capt. Muhktar Usman.

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