BREAKING: Tinubu Sacks Mohammed, Odunowo As MDS of FAAN, NAMA, Appoints Replacement

BREAKING: Tinubu Sacks Mohammed, Odunowo As MDS of FAAN, NAMA, Appoints Replacement

  • President Bola Tinubu has fired the heads of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency
  • The president decided on Wednesday, December 13, to sack the MDs and noted it was part of his plan to restructure the Nigerian aviation space
  • President Tinubu, in a statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, appointed their replacements immediately

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

State House, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the sack of Kabir Yusuf Mohammed as the managing director (MD) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

Tinubu, FG, FAAN, NAMA
Tinubu makes changes in the aviation sector. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Facebook

In a statement signed on Wednesday evening, December 13, by Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesperson, said Tinubu has appointed Olubunmi Oluwaseun Kuku as the substantive MD of FAAN, to replace Mohammed.

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The president also removed Tayib Adetunji Odunowo as the MD of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

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According to the statement, Odunowo was sacked and replaced with Engr. Umar Ahmed Farouk is the substantive MD of the (NAMA).

The president also sacked the below

According to the statement, the director-general of the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), Engr. Akinola Olateru has been removed from office and replaced with Mr. Alex Badeh Jr. as the substantive Director-General of the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau.

Also, the director-general of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu has been removed from office and replaced with Prof. Charles Anosike as the substantive Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency.

The president also approved the replacement of the Chief Executive Officers under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development.

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"All of the above-mentioned directives of the President take immediate effect," the statement concluded.

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Meanwhile, President Tinubu on Thursday, October 19, ordered the sack of some heads of some government agencies under the Ministry of Information.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the special adviser to the president on media publicity, made this known through a statement issued on Thursday.

According to the statement shared by @DOlusegun, an aide to the president on social media via X page (formerly Twitter), Tinubu immediately appointed their replacements with immediate effect.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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