BY DEJI OGUNSOLA
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday took a major step towards the reorganisation of agencies under the Ministry of Aviation.
Leading the pack was the appointment of Professor Bako Mansur Matazu as new Director-General of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency, (NIMET).
Buhari also approved the appointment of Captain Modibbo Alkali Mahmud as the new Rector of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, (NCAT) Zaria.
Similarly, the President approved the reappointment of Engr. Akin Olateru as the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB).
These appointments, according to a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu is line with the administration’s commitment to the implementation of the aviation development roadmap.
On NIMET boss and his qualification, Odaudu stated: “Professor Matazu holds a PhD in Geography (Applied Meteorology), with membership of the Nigerian Environmental Society, African Forestry Forum, Nigerian Meteorological Society, the Climate Change Network, Nigeria and the renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Nigeria (REEN).