Tinubu Sacks Six Heads Of Govt Agencies, Announces Replacements
President Bola Tinubu has approved the suspension, removal, and replacement of six Chief Executive Officers under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development.
This was contained in a statement by presidential media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, on Wednesday, December 13.
According to the statement, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Kabir Yusuf Mohammed has been removed from office and replaced with Olubunmi Oluwaseun Kuku.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Tayib Adetunji Odunowo was also removed from office and replaced with Engr. Umar Ahmed Farouk.
Similarly, the Director-General of the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), Engr. Akinola Olateru has been removed from office and replaced with Mr. Alex Badeh Jnr.
Ajuri noted that the Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu has been removed from office and replaced with Prof. Charles Anosike.
The Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Capt. Alkali Mahmud Modibbo has been removed from office and replaced with Mr. Joseph Shaka Imalighwe as the Acting Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), pending the appointment of a substantive Rector, in accordance with Section 13(2) of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Act, 2022.
Also, the Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu has been suspended from office to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) conduct an unfettered investigation into the activities of the suspended Director-General and other senior officials in the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority.
The president has appointed Capt. Chris Najomo as the Acting Director-General of the NCAA.