The federal government has reportedly appointed Captain Mukhtar Yusuf Muye as the Director of Airport Operations (DAO) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
This was contained in a statement by the general manager, Corporate Communications of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu.
According to Daily Trust, the position became vacant following the appointment of the former DAO, Captain Hamisu Yadudu as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
The new DAO is a trained commercial and multi-engine instrument pilot, who had a distinguished career in the Nigerian Aviation Industry.
Until his recent appointment in the FAAN, he had worked with IRS Airlines as the Chief Pilot.
“He takes over the office of DAO which became vacant due to the appointment of the former DAO, Capt. Hamisu Yadudu as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Authority,” Yakubu said.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Yadudu as the new managing director of FAAN.
Captain Yadudu took over from the erstwhile managing director, Engr. Saleh Dunoma. The new appointment was announced in an official statement issued on Monday, May 20, and signed by the deputy director of Press & Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation (Aviation), James Odaudu.
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