By Wale Odunsi
Mathew Pwajok, a former Director of Operations at the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), is now acting Managing Director.
Pwajok, who retired in December 2021, succeeds Capt. Fola Akinkuotu whose tenure expired on January 7, 2022.
The Ministry of Aviation’s Human Resource Management conveyed the appointment in a letter with ref. no. FMA/ PS/ APPT/ CEO/014/1/23.
Signed by A. D. Muhammad, it said Pwajok will oversee the Office of the Managing Director pending the appointment of a substantive MD/CEO.
“You are to kindly accord the director all the necessary support and cooperation he needs while overseeing the office.
“While thanking you for your usual cooperation, please accept the esteem regards of the honourable minister,” Muhammad noted.
NAMA was established to develop airspace infrastructure to meet the requirements of the ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs).
The agency provides air navigation services to ensure safe and efficient flight operations.