October 28, 2021

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7TH DG OF NIGERIA’S CAA, CAPT MUSA SHUAIBU NUHU, ASSUMES OFFICE

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LEFT: The 7th DG, NCAA, Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu receiving handing over document from the erstwhile Ag DG, Capt. Sidi Abdullahi, who’s the substantive Director of Operations &Training.

The Federal Government’s newly appointed Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, DG/CEO, of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Capt Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, has formally assumed office at the Aviation House, Murtala Mohammed Airport, MMA, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

The brief handover ceremony to the substantive DG/CEO was superintended by the Acting Director-General, Capt. Sidi Abdullahi, (who is the substantive Director of Operations & Training) at the Conference Room, at the NCAA Headquarter, Aviation House, Ikeja.

According to the media statement signed by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, assumed office as the 7th Director-General of NCAA, following his appointment on the 23rd October 2019, and eventual confirmation by the Senate in February 2020.

While handing over, the Acting DG, 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 expressed his gratitude to the Federal Government for the confidence reposed in him and promised to work with the staff to achieve the mandate for a proactive regulatory Organization.

Capt. Musa solicited for new ideas and suggestions from staff with the singular aim of achieving harmony in the execution of individual tasks towards making the authority more virile. He urged staff to brace up for the challenges ahead and especially the one pose to the industry globally by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Present at the brief ceremony were top Management staff which included 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 were, 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; 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 the immediate successor to the Director-General as Nigeria’s representative on the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council, Engr. Ben Tukur.

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