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 recognized Vietnam’s progress in enhancing compliance with ICAO standards and policies during his recent mission to the country, where he conducted a series of high-level bilateral and technical meetings. This included the presentation of a Council President Certificate to Vietnam’s Minister of Transport. Read the news release.
The strength of Ethiopia’s regional air connectivity commitments and leadership were underscored throughout Dr. Aliu’s June meetings with the country’s President, Prime Minister, and Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Transport. His mission also provided the occasion for him to address the Second Meeting on Air Cargo Development. Click on the links to access the news releases.
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.
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