FG sacks FAAN MD Capt Yadudu, appoints Mohammed as new MD

Kabir Yusuf Mohammed, MD FAAN

President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration has continued in its spate of removal and appointment across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) barely a week before the end of the tenure as the federal government at the weekend sacked the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt Rabiu Yadudu and immediately replaced him with Kabir Yusuf Mohammed.

Gentechnews gathered that Capt Rabiu Yadudu’s initial four-year tenure was expected to expire in a few weeks’ time before the government removed and replaced him with Kabir Yusuf Mohammed.

Kabir Yusuf Mohammed was the Regional General Manager, North Central of FAAN, with his office at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja before his current appointment.

Mohammed is assuming his new office with a requisite experience in the public service.

Mohammed worked at the Presidency, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (1992 -1994) – General Services Office and Ecological Fund Office.

He was at the State House, Office of the Head of State, Commander-in-Chief (Principal Secretary’s Office 1994 – 1998); Special Assistant to the Minister of Environment (1999); Special Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 2000; Personal Assistant to the Chairman, National Fertilizer Company of Nigeria, Port-Harcourt (2001); Personal Assistant to the Chairman, Frenchies Limited (2002); Personal Assistant to Chairman, A & Hatman Limited; Admin. Manager, Interlinks Insurance, Abuja and Admin.

He has attended the (ICAO/ACI) Courses on Air Transport Systems (Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies, Abu Dhabi); Airport Operations Safety and Security; Airport Commercial and Financial Management and Airport Planning, Development and Environmental Management. Airport Safety Management System Implementation at GMR Aviation Academy India.

He also attended the Airport Environment Management Course at GCAS Abu Dhabi, UAE in fulfilment of the requirement for the attainment of certification as an International Airport Professional.

He is an alumnus of the International Visitors Leadership Program of the United States Government in 2007 (Transparency and Good Governance).

He has a diploma in Airport Executive Leadership ACI/Concordia University and also a Certificate in Integrated Safety Management Systems from Singapore Aviation Academy.

He has a Management Certificate in Civil Aviation from ICAO/Concordia University comprising of a Certificate in Strategic Management, a Certificate in Human Resources and a Certificate in Business Strategy.

He also has a certificate in Runway Safety Management (ACI); Certificate in Airport Business Operations (ACI). Other certificates include Airport User Charges, ACI, Panama.

Human Resources Management, IATA Singapore. Procurement and Financial Management, PSIN Abuja. Global Trends and their Impact on air transport, ACI/ICAO Montreal.


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