BREAKING: Keyamo sacks all directors of five agencies under Aviation Ministry

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, has approved the immediate sack of all directors of five agencies under his portfolio.

This was contained in a statement by the ministry’s head of press and public affairs, Odutayo Oluseyi, on Thursday.

The directors were asked to hand over to the most senior persons in their departments/directorates.

Some of the directors were appointed by a former president Muhammadu Buhari few days to the end of his administration.

The statement reads: “Following the change in the 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 Mr. President, I 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:

• Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
• Nigeria Metrological Agency (NiMET)
• Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)
• Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
• Nigeria Safety and Investigation Bureau (NSIB)

“I am also to inform all the agencies’ Board Secretaries and Legal Advisers that they are not affected by this directive.

“All affected directors are to ensure strict compliance, please.”

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