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.

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.
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.
Addressing African leaders at the 30th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu praised the official launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), noting that it represented an historic milestone for Africa and Africans. While in Addis Ababa, President Aliu also had the opportunity to meet with the President of Angola, H.E João Lourenço, and with Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Read the news release here.
The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, encouraged the Dominican Republic to pursue its strategic and exemplary focus on aviation as a lever for national socio-economic growth, and to enhance its contributions to global momentum on sustainable aviation development throughout a series of recent bilateral meetings with the country’s leadership, including with the Chancellor of the Republic, Mr. Miguel Octavio Vargas Maldonado. Read the news release here to find out more.
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