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.

Addressing the Turkey-Asia Civil Aviation Conference held in Antalya, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu highlighted the UN aviation agency’s “natural leadership role in bringing together the parties and players in aligning their respective objectives and planning with those of our 192 Member States.” Read the news release here.
Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu undertook a mission to Nigeria to address African aviation and government leaders at the Airports Council International’s (ACI’s) 2018 Africa Regional Conference in Lagos, Nigeria. He also undertook a bilateral meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, the Honourable Hadi Sirika. Read the news release here.
The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu (left), has undertaken a mission to Nicaragua, at the invitation of its Government, to deliver remarks at the inauguration of its primary and secondary radar and to conduct a series of high-level meetings. Find out more here.
The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, undertook a mission to Beijing to address the ICAO’s 2018 APAC Ministerial Conference, the first such high-level gathering in the ICAO APAC Region in recent memory. The historic event brought together not only very high-level government and aviation officials from Asia and Pacific ICAO Member States, but also a number of ICAO Council Representatives and leaders and senior officials from international aviation organizations. Read the news release here.
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