Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu Personal Page

The Council elects its President for a term of three years, and he may be re-elected. Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu is the fifth and current President of the ICAO Council. Having initially assumed the position on 1 January 2014, he was re-elected by acclamation on 21 November 2016. Prior to his election, Dr. Aliu served as the Representative of Nigeria on the Council from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2013.

On 5 June, the President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, addressed the International Air Transport Association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting in Cancun. In his keynote, he highlighted continued progress on the implementation of CORSIA and the ICAO’s coordination of global responses to aviation security risks.
The President of the ICAO Council undertook a mission to Georgia from 25 to 27 May, where he conducted a series of high-level meetings on the development of sustainable air connectivity with the country’s leadership, including with the Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Kvirikashvili. Read the press release to find out more.
Dr. Aliu was in Ukraine on 23 and 24 May 2017, where he conducted a series of high-level meetings and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the National Aviation University of Ukraine, his alma mater. Click the links to access the news releases.
The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, undertook a mission to the Kyrgyz Republic, where he met the country’s Prime Minister, Mr. Souronbai Zheienbekov, the Chief of Cabinet of its President, Mr. Sapar Isakov, its Deputy Minister of Transport and Roads, Mrs. Gulmira Abdralieva, as well as the Chairman of the Kyrgyz Parliament, Mr. Chynybai Tursunbekov. Read the press release here.
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