…Disengages 3 Directors
The Federal Government has approved the restructuring of the Nigerian Civil Aviation
Authority (NCAA), the regulatory agency of the aviation Industry in the country.
A statement issued by the Director General of NCAA, Capt Musa Nuhu said that the restructuring affected the Directorates which are the major organs of the authority,which have been reduced from nine to six According to him the new and retained Directorates are: Airworthiness Standards
(DAWS), Operations, Licensing and Training (DOLT), Air Transport Regulations (DATR, Aerodrome and Airspace Standards (DAAS), Finance and Accounts (DFA) and the Directorate of Human Resources and Administration (DHR&A)
He further explained that the Directorates of Consumer Protection and General Aviation have been phased out.
Consumer Protection, he said has been merged with DATR to be headed by Oyo-Ita as Director, while Directorate of General Aviation has been subsumed under the Directorate of
Similarly, two new Directors have been appointed by FG to take charge of the Directorates of Airworthiness Standards (DAWS).
They are Engr. Kayode Ajiboye DAWS while the Director of Operations, Licensing and Training (DOLT) is Capt. Elisha Bahago.
The newly appointed Directors who are aviation professionals with
several decades of industry experience in their areas of expertise in the aviation
The NCAA boss further explained that the approved restructuring is aimed at repositioning the regulatory body for effective and
efficient service delivery and also to entrench a robust Safety Oversight System in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices, while enabling the regulatory body resolve current and emerging challenges facing the industry.
However, AbelNews learnt that three Directors were disengaged. They are :Capt Sidi, Engr.Ita-Awak and Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon were issued letters.