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.

ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu discussed a wide range of issues surrounding Asia and Pacific Region air transport growth with the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, during his mission to address the 2019 Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) World Civil Aviation Chief Executive’s Forum. Read the the news release to find out more.
Joining a high-level audience of government and air transport officials for the inaugural ICAO-UAE Blockchain Summit and Exhibition in Dubai, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu appreciated the foundational rather than disruptive characteristics of distributed ledger or 'blockchain' approaches, while recognizing the clear areas where they could bring benefit to civil aviation customers and operators. Read the news release here to find out more.
The Council President delivered the opening remarks to the Global Ministerial Aviation Summit being held in Riyadh during his mission to Saudi Arabia, which took place 27 to 29 March 2019. Read the news release here to find out more.
ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu addressed the First ICAO/UNWTO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa during his mission to Cabo Verde, which took place 27 to 29 March 2019. Read the news release here to find out more.
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