SALEH Dunuma, managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has been elected president of Airports Council International, ACI, Africa region.
The election of Dunoma as ACI – Africa president, took place on October 18, during the 25th ACI-Africa annual assembly/regional conference and exhibition currently taking place in Maputo, Mozambique.
Dunoma has since taken the baton of the ACI-Africa leadership from Pascal Komla of Togo as the first Nigerian to preside over the 62-member body operating 250 airports in 47 countries in Africa.
ACI World is the ‘’VOICE OF AIRPORTS.’’ It is a global body that defends the interest of airports and fosters cooperation and exchange of ideas amongst its members. Its five geographical regions include — Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America-Caribbean and North America.
The new president of the ACI-Africa, Dunoma, has a pedigree of excellence. He is a recipient of the highly coveted National Productivity Order of Merit, NPOM, award by President Muhammadu Buhari, based on the recommendation of the National Productivity Centre of Nigeria.
Dunoma has had a distinguished career in the aviation sector which spans over a period of three decades. He joined the FAAN in 1980 as a fresh graduate of Engineering and rose through the ranks to head the authority.
— Oct 19, 2016 @ 16:35 GMT