Politics President Buhari Sacks Heads of 4 Aviation Agencies, Appoints Replacement



President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Emma Anasi; the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Anthony Anuforom; the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria, Samuel Caulcrick; and Felix Abali, the Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau.

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A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, said that Fola Akinkuotu has been named the new Managing Director of NAMA; Sani Mashi, a professor of Geography with specialty in Environmental Application of Remote Sensing will hold sway in NiMet as Director-General.

Also Abdulsalam Mohammed, a renowned civil aviation trainer and examiner with accreditation by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority and the Federal Civil Aviation Administration, is the new Rector of NCAT, Zaria. Similarly, Akinola Olateru, described as engineer of international repute, will take over as the head of the Accident Investigation Bureau.