Sehinde Oladapo succeeds Usman Bello as nahco aviance chairman


Salam Oluwatoyin appointed non-executive director

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) appointed Mr. Sehinde Fadeni Oladapo as its chairman, board of directors.

Oladapo takes over from Arc Usman Arabi Bello, who resigned from the position on October 25, 2018.

In a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, (NSE), the ground handling firm  stated that the appointment of Oladapo, who is the founder and managing director and chief executive officer of GMT Energy Resources Limited, took effect on October 25, 2018.

The new had his higher education at the University of Lagos where he bagged a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.

A well-traveled entrepreneur, Oladapo has attended various seminars and courses including the Owners /President Management (OPM) programme at Harvard.

He is also an associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (AMNIM), Nigerian Institute of Credit Management and the Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Oladapo sits on the boards of a number of companies including MCI FZE Yard Development Limited, a joint venture between MCI FZE and Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria where Total Upstream Nigeria Limited and its partners integrated the EGINA FPSO’s 6 topside modules; the Badagry Ship-repair Maintenance Engineering Consortium (BSMEC) and Elect and Chosen Limited, a reputable interior design and furniture supply company.

He runs GMT, where he brings his great wealth of experience to bear on providing strategic direction and leadership in corporate reputation and sustainability and commercial negotiations.

Credited with incredible foresight and matchless skills in perceiving business needs and creating solutions to address such needs, Oladapo had over the years developed a network of high value contacts in international and domestic business communities, including the local and global regulators.

In the other appointment, the company announced Mr. Salam Taofeeq Oluwatoyin as a non-executive director.

Oluwatoyin takes the board seat vacated by Mr. Ahmed Uwais.


A lawyer by profession, Oluwatoyin obtained an LLB (Hons) from the University of Ilorin, a Barrister at Law from the Nigerian Law School and an LLM from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England (UK).

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and Institute of Directors (IOD), and serves as the managing partner of Canary Legal, a corporate and commercial law firm.

He leads the firm’s corporate governance, company secretarial and legal advisory practice group, advises clients locally and internationally on Foreign Investment, Project Financing and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).

He was at Rosehill Group Limited, a diversified investment holding company with interests in infrastructure, aviation, real estate, hospitality, and construction, as the head of legal and compliance department and subsequently rose to become the company’s managing director.

Oluwatoyin is also on the board of Asokoro Island, Sycor Private Investment Limited and Central Cement and Logistics (CENCEM).


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