FG names Rabiu Yadudu as new MD of FAAN
Federal Government on Monday appointed Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Yadudu until the recent appointment was the Director of Operations, FAAN. and a pilot with considerable industry experience.
He replaces Saleh Dunoma, who had spent over three decades in the airport authority before he was appointed many years ago.
Sources within the authority said the appointment has been received with mixed reactions from workers.
Yadudu’s entry according to industry watchers is another attempt by the outgoing Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika to entrench some interest in the sector.
Yadudu hails from Kano State, replacing Dunoma, who hails from Borno State.
In a statement issued by Deputy Director Press and Public Affairs, Ministry of Transport, Aviation, James Odaudu, the appointment takes immediate effect.
Yadudu an ICAO / ACI accredited Airport Professional, holds professional certifications in Avionics, Airport Safety Management Systems, Airport Security Management, and others.