President Goodluck Jonathan has approved reorganization exercise at the Federal Ministry of Aviation.
According to a statement by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, Engr. Saleh Dumona (Director Projects, FAAN) is to replace Mr. George Uriesi as Managing-Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam (General Manager, Procurements, NAMA) replaces Engr. Nnamdi Udoh as Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) while Capt. Samuel Akinyele Caulcrick (Government Safety Inspector & ICAO Focal Point for Nigeria on line Aircraft Safety Information Systems, OASIS) takes over from Capt. (Mrs.) Chinyere Kalu as Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT).
Capt. Muhktar Usman (Commissioner, Accident Investigation & Prevention Bureau, AIPB) is 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.
Dr. Engr. Felix A. Abali (Director Licencing, NCAA) is to replace Capt. Muhktar Usman as Commissioner, Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIPB).
Dr. Tony Anuforo retains his position as Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMMET).
Would be recall that the immediate past Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah was last month relived of her appointment after the scam surrounding the N255million bullet proof cars.