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.

While in Dubai for the Global Aviation Investment Summit, for which he delivered the keynote address, Dr. Aliu held discussions on local civil aviation development and ICAO cooperation matters with His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and with H.E Sheikh Salman Al Sabah, the President and Chairman of Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Authority. Read the news release here to find out more.
Heightened regional cooperation and cutting edge technologies will be crucial to the delivery of sustainable air connectivity to all communities, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu declared in his opening address to India’s Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai. In addition to his activities at the summit, he also undertook an extensive series of bilateral meetings with regional aviation leaders. Read the news release here to find out.
The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, strongly encouraged regulators to liberalize and harmonize air services at the Eleventh ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event in Nairobi on 10 December, where he delivered the opening address. President Aliu also met with Kenyan President His Excellency Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta during his mission. Read the news release here to find out more.
At the invitation of the Mexican Government, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu attended the inauguration ceremony of Mexico's new President Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador on 1 December 2018. Find out more here.
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