All the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has been sacked by the Federal Government on Friday.
According to a report by the Nation their removal is with immediate effect.
Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of State for Aviation made the announcement as he directed the affected officials to immediately hand over to those next in command in their various directorates.
It was gathered that the Director-General of the NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman conveyed the sack message to the affected directors in a meeting at the agency’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.
The reasons for their sack is still sketchy but the newspaper quoted the General Manager, Public Affairs of the agency, Sam Adurogboye, as confirming the removal of the directors.
“It is true that all the directors have been disengaged, but I don’t have details of their disengagement,” Mr. Adurogboye was quoted as saying.
The affected directors are Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards), Barr. Aba Ejembi (Director of Administration), Emmanuel Ogunbami (Director of Licensing), and Benedict Adeyileka (Director of Airworthiness).
Others are: Mr Justus Wariya (Director of Air Transport Regulation),Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi (Director of Consumer Protection), Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon (Director of General Aviation) and Mr. Austin-Amadi Ifeanyi (Director of Human Resources).