FG appoints 2 new FAAN directors



The Federal Government has appointed two new Directors for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

FAAN’s Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, in a statement on Tuesday, gave the names of the new appointees as Mrs Nike Aboderin and Mr Sadiku Rafindadi.

NAN reports that the government had recently sacked some of FAAN’s directors as part of efforts to restructure the agency.

Yakubu said that Aboderin was appointed Director of Finance and Accounts, while Rafindadi was appointed as Director of Commercial & Business Development.

She said: “Aboderin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB). She holds an M.Sc degree in Banking and Finance of the University of Lagos.

“Her over 23years experience in the financial services industry exposed her to both public and private exploits at different institutions including multinationals.

“She is an Advanced Management Programme (AMP) graduate of Lagos Business School and also holds a post graduate certificate in Global Strategic Management (GSM) of the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.”

According to Yakubu, Aboderin is married and blessed with children.

She said that Rafindadi is a 1985 graduate of Economics of the University of Pittsburgh and also holds an MBA in Finance of Clark Atlanta University, USA.

“He attended Kaduna Polytechnic, where he obtained Certificates in Management Studies.

“Rafindadi is a seasoned amiable Manager who started his career as a young officer and rose to the pinnacle through diligence and commitment.

“Until his current appointment, he has worked in several Management capacities in different institutions, including, Phoenix Investment Services and British Petroleum.

“At the early stage of his career, he had a stint at the Ministry of Finance, Kaduna state, “she said.

According to the FAAN spokesperson, Ranfidadi is married and blessed with children.

Yakubu said the management and staff of FAAN looked forward to a good working relationship with the new appointees that would add value to the system.

Source: Today Trending News




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