By G9ija

Kabir Yusuf Mohammed has officially taken over as the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria from Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu.

This followed his appointment by the Federal Government after the expiration of Yadudu’s tenure on May 19, 2023.

At a brief handover ceremony at the Authority’s headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, Mohammed commended Captain Yadudu for his immense innovative contributions and leadership to the aviation industry in Nigeria and beyond.

The MD/CE was until the new appointment the Regional General Manager, North Central Airports as well as the Chairman, Aviation Roadmap Implementation Committee.

Mohammed, a seasoned administrator and an astute aviator with stints in both the public and private sectors, brings to board his wealth of experience in aviation safety and security.

He is an alumnus of the International Visitors Leadership Programme of the United States Government and holds a diploma in Airport Executive Leadership from ACI/Concordia University.

He is an International Airport Professional.

Prior to his appointment as the MD/CE, FAAN, he had served the organisation in various capacities, including Special Assistant to the Managing Director; Head of Servicom, Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano; Chief Liaison Officer, FAAN Liaison Office, Abuja; Chief of Staff to the MD/CE; General Manager, Special Duties; and Regional General Manager, North Central/Airport Manager, Abuja Airport.