The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Saleh Dunoma has been elected the President, Africa region of the Airports Council International (ACI).
He was elected at the 25th ACI-Africa annual assembly, regional conference and exhibition holding in Maputo, Mozambique.
Dunoma has thus become the first Nigerian to preside over the 62-member body operating 250 airports in 47 countries on the African continent.
Dunoma who has over 30 years of hands-on experience in the aviation sector is a recipient of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award.
A graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Dunoma began his career in aviation in the Civil Engineering Department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in 1980 and rose through the ranks to become managing director
ACI is a non-for-profit organization with five geographical regions – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin American-Caribbean and North America.