Aviation Minister Shakes Up NCAA, sacks Directors.
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika is restructuring the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA as some directorates of the agency have been merged, while some directors were relieved of their jobs.
Although no official announcement has been made, sources say “the Consumer Protection Directorate (CPD) has been merged with the Directorate of Air Traffic Regulation (DATR) which is now headed by Oyo-Ita as Director.
Director, Consumer Protection Directorate, Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi had last week handed in his resignation letter and has been accepted by the agency, Vanguard reported.
“General Aviation Directorate has also been merged with Directorate of Air Worthiness Standards (DAWS) and the two directors, Captain Ayodele Sasegbon and Engineer Ita-Awak have been issued letters of termination”.
“Directorate of Training was also merged with Director of Licensing with Captain Bahago E. A emerging as Director while Captain Abdullani Sidi received a letter of termination of appointment “, a source said.
There are indications that the Directorate of Human Resources and Admin, and its director, were retained. Also retained is Ahmed Abbas Sanusi, Director of Finance and Account.
Recall the federal government made a similar restructuring of the agency in February 2017. Some directors like Engr. Benedict Adeyileka, the then Director of Airworthiness, Justus Wariya, the then Director of Air Transport Regulation, and Austin-Amadi Ifeanyi, then Director of Human Resources, were affected.