FG Assigns GM, Three New Directors For FAAN


The Federal Government on Friday, February 24, appointed a General Manager and three new Directors for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

According  to  a statement by Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu,  Aniefiok Umoh was appointed as General Manager, Finance of FAAN.

While the three newly appointed directors are Group Captain U.S.A. Sadiq, Director of Security Services (DSS), Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, Director of Airport Operations (DAO); Engr. Salisu Nura Daura, Director of Maintenance and Engineering.

“The Management and staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) welcomes the new directors and General Manager and looks forward to a good working relationship that will add value to the system” the statement added.

This is coming few hours after all the nine directors of the nine directorates in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) were sacked.

All the nine directors of the nine directorates in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika.

Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards), Barr. Aba Ejembi (Director of Administration) and Mr. Emmanuel Ogunbami (Director of Licensing).

Others are: Engr. Benedict Adeyileka (Director of Airworthiness), Mr. Justus Wariya (Director of Air Transport Regulation), Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi (Director of Consumer Protection), Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon (Director of General Aviation) and Mr. Austin-Amadi Ifeanyi (Director of Human Resources).

The sacked directors have been ordered to hand over to the next in command in their various directorates.

Confirming the development, the General Manager, Public Affairs, NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, “It is true that all the directors have been disengaged, but I don’t have details of their disengagement,” he said.

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