FG appoints Tayib Odunowo as NAMA MD

Engr. Tayib Odunowo



Posted by Sade Williams


The Federal government has appointed Engr. Tayib Adetunji Odunowo, Director of Aerodrome And Airspace Standards at Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), as the new managing director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

He replaces Mr. Matthew Pwajok, who had been in acting capacity for more than one year.

Pwajok, a former director of operations at NAMA, who retired in December 2021, succeeded Captain Fola Akinkuotu, whose tenure expired on January 7, 2022

Odunowo earned a Diploma in Airframe and Power Plant Technology at National College of Aviation Technology, Zaria in 1987 and a Bachelor Degree in Aerospace Engineering from University of Columbia in 1998. He also had Airframe and Power Plant License (A/P), Private Pilot License (P/L) and Flight Engineer’s License (FEL) from Federal AviationAdministration (FAA), United States of America.

Engr. Odunowo served as Executive Director (International Operations) with JIL Engineering & Oil Services Limited, Lagos from 2010 to 2017. He worked as Senior Consultant at National Aeronautic Space Agency, Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A from 2006 to 2008. From 1996 to 1997, he worked as Flight Engineer (Boeing 727) with FED-EX, Washington DC, U.S.A.

Engr. Tayib Adetunji Odunowo is a recipient of Basket Ball Scholarship to Howard University and University of District of Columbia.


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