President Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Nuhu replaces Captain Muthar Usman, erstwhile Director-General of the organization. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr James Odaudu, Director Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation on Wednesday in Abuja.
“Nuhu who until his appointment was Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation organisation (ICAO), is an Airline Pilot, a safety expert, a quality assurance Lead Auditor as well as an Artificial Intelligence expert.
“He holds an MSc Degree in Aviation business and was at the Presidential Air Fleet as a Captain and a safety officer. He also worked at various times at the defunct Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest among other organisations,“ it said.
The new director-general was also the Chairperson, Comprehensive Regional Aviation Safety Plan for Africa and Indian Ocean (AFI Plan) at the ICAO headquarters in Montreal. FI Plan is responsible for safety, air navigation, airports and Aviation Infrastructure development.