The President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation , ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu has arrived Nigeria on official visit.
During his visit, the ICAO President will hold a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Several other programmes lined up for his visit include a meeting with the stakeholders in the aviation industry.
The ICAO President prior to his election on the 18th November, 2013, served for eight years as the ICAO Council’s Nigerian Representative.
He was the pioneer director of Air Transport Regulation, DATR at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA from 2000 – 2004.
He succeeded Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez of Mexico.
During Dr Aliu’s 2014 – 2016 triennium, ICAO has established five comprehensive strategic objectives.
The include Safety, Air Navigation Capacity and Efficiency, Security and Facilitation, Economic Development of Air Transport and Environment Protection.
ICAO has 191 member countries.
The current ICAO Council’s Nigerian Representative, Mr. Martins Nwafor arrived Nigeria earlier ahead of the President’s state visit.