Captain Rabiu Yadudu
The new managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, has promised improved service delivery at the nation’s airports.
Yadudu officially took over the mantle of leadership from the erstwhile managing director, Mr. Saleh Dunoma recently.
The managing director he had learnt a lot from Dunoma within his two years as director under him, adding that FAAN would continuously count on his (Dunoma’s) personal advice on ways to drive the agency forward. He said for the over two years he had worked at FAAN, the out-gone managing was very supportive and also pledged to work hard to sustain quality service delivery..
“Now that we have this official changing of baton, we have to keep on building because if we stop, we will be retrogressing as the industry is constantly moving. “We have to keep on improving on service delivery by improving our procedures and processes.
“We will concentrate on improving our services in the next few years but we must start with self-discipline, improve ourselves and improve respect to ourselves in the conduct of official duties.
“I am guaranteeing you that I am very transparent and I will keep to the standard. I will also show the way by being one of the most disciplined and respectful as I do my job.
“We have to continue building because the industry is always moving and changing.
We have to keep improving our services, especially with respect to personnel. We must sustain a high level of discipline. I am a very transparent person and I’ll show the way by being the most disciplined staff as much as possible,’’ he said.
It would be recalled hat President Muhammad Buhari had in May, 2019 approved Yadudu’s appointment as the new managing director of the agency. An ICAO/ACI accredited international airport professional, Yadudu was until his new appointment, the director of airport operations at FAAN.
He holds professional certifications in avionics, airport safety management systems, airport security management, air transport systems management, amongst others. TN