Keyamo said the move was part of reorganisation efforts in agencies under the aviation ministry

Festus Keyamo
Aviation Minister, Festus Keyamo

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has ordered Directors of Agencies under the ministry to hand over to the most senior officer.

A statement by the ministry’s spokesperson, Odutayo Oluseyi, said the action was to effect reorganisation in the agencies under the ministry.


According to him, the directors of the affected agencies were the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, and the Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NiMET.

Others are the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Nigeria Safety and Investigation Bureau, and NSIB.

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“Following the change in leadership of the Aviation and Aerospace Development Agencies’ CEOs and MDs aimed to reposition the aviation industry and ensure safety and efficient air travel experience by Nigerians in line with the Renewed Hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu, am directed to inform all directors of the following agencies that they have been relieved of their appointments forthwith and should hand over to the most senior officer in their various directorates with immediate effect.

“The directors of the affected agencies are as follows: FAAN, NiMet, NAMA, NCAA, and NSIB, the statement read.

Earlier on Wednesday, President Tinubu approved the suspension, removal, and replacement of various Chief Executive Officers, CEOs, and heads of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development.


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